arctic moss :
- n an erect greyish branching lichen of Arctic and even some north temperate regions constituting the chief food for reindeer and caribou and sometimes being eaten by humans
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- Moss Still Lives After 1500 Years Buried In Antarctic Ice
Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online British researchers who typically study polar moss samples because they provide indications of past climate conditions have found that Antarctic moss can survive trapped under ice for over 1,500 years. While some plant material has been brought back to life after 20 years of being frozen, only microbes have been shown to be capable of thousand ...
March 17, 2014 - redOrbit