A scanning electron microscope image of a tardigrade [Image credit: Schokraie E, Warnken U, Hotz-Wagenblatt A, Grohme MA, Hengherr S, et al. (2012) | CC BY 2.5]
What are tardigrades? What is it about them that captures the imagination? Peter Hess talks to self-described tardigrade hunter Mike Shaw to find out more about these microscopic creatures and goes on his own tardigrade hunt.
Produced by Peter Hess