Today’s debate is an extreme animal face-off. One team is large, in charge, and loves to eat peanuts, the other is smaller than a peanut but stronger than steel! It’s tardigrades vs. elephants! Actor, director, and playwright Duck Washington reps team tardigrade, while actor, writer, instructor Lauren Anderson trumpets for elephants! Which team will triumph– tardigrades or tusks? Don’t be tardy to the party!

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