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New snail with a transparent shell

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:53 PM

A spooky snail with a transparent shell has been discovered within Croatia's deepest cave.

The tiny creature has been declared a news species and lives in one of the 20 deepest cave systems in the world; Lukina Jama–Trojama in Croatia.

The newly discovered species - Zospeum tholussum - belongs to a genus of minute air-breathing land snails that cannot see to find their way around and are considered to be true eutroglobionts that only live in dark, underground caves.

http://www.dailymail...epest-cave.html

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 01:06 PM

Unusual for something living deep down? no.
Fascinating new snail....yes. :tu:

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