Poetic Empiricist's Bears in the Moss
by Jessica DiBacco
Microscopic creatures surround us abundantly.
Water bears are very small and not easy to see.
Yet they’re tough enough to survive cycles of freeze-thaws,
exposure to radiation only makes them pause.
They can bathe in acid and boiling alcohol,
or live nearly a decade with no water at all.
Learn more about water bear feats that seem limitless,
and the secret to these abilities they possess.