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Banff Springs Snail

Today’s Endangered All-Star: The Banff Springs Snail, a survivor if ever there was one. This air-breathing, freshwater mollusc, identified in 1926 and described as “no larger than a toddler’s thumbnail,” lived in nine sulphurous thermal hot pools in Banff, adapted to a low-oxygen, high hydrogen sulfide environment. Now, the species occupies only five  Read More 
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