Photos: Gorgeous Neon Malaysian Snails

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Plectostoma laidlawi

Credit: Liew Thor-Seng
They look like ethereal beings from another planet, but they're actually newly discovered species of snails. And sadly, some of them are already going extinct. Read full story
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