I have more legs than a human
No zoo can hold me no person can touch me.
I can live in space
I can live in -271
I can live in +150
I can not eat for decades
I will survive even when the world ends
I live in most foods you eat but you aren't even aware of me. (Yes even vegetables)

What am I?


I am mostly found in moss


I am not bacteria

  • $\begingroup$ I’m voting to close this question because it isn't really puzzly - not wordplay/special interpretations of the lines is required, just simple looking up of directly stated facts. $\endgroup$
    – bobble
    Feb 17, 2022 at 19:45

1 Answer 1


I suspect you are a:



All of those things listed are traits of a tardigrade. 8 legs, microscopic (can't be held in a zoo), have lived in space, temp ranges match that wiki page, have survived multiple mass extinctions. I wasn't aware that they're in foods, but it seems reasonable.



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