Quote from: Colin2B
they seem to prefer drying out occasionally so donít choose moss thatís damp all the timeThere are many soft and squishy critters that would thrive in an environment that is damp all the time. But when it dries up, they tend to die.
- Tardigrades enter a form of suspended animation (a "tun" stage) when conditions get too harsh (eg lack of water). They reanimate when water becomes available. They can thrive in an erratic environment that would kill many other animals their size.
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