Banded Snail

Learn about the intriguing life of the banded snail, its habitat, behavior, and unique characteristics. Discover how these remarkable creatures adapt to their environment and play a vital role in the ecosystem.
Living to fight another day – “extinct” Aldabra snail re-discovered in Seychelles Seychelles, Banded Snail, A Bug's Life, Paleo Art, The Weather Channel, Invertebrates, Extinction, Global Warming, Indian Ocean

Amid news of rising sea levels, extreme weather patterns and species under threat of extinction, a tiny snail on a tropical island in the western Indian Ocean archipelago of Seychelles is giving scientists hope that nature may be more resilient than originally thought. The Aldabra banded snail (Rhachistia aldabrae), with its distinctively-hued purple shell intersected with bands of bright pink, endemic to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Aldabra Atoll, was last seen in 1997 on the…

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Frances Riley