Rare Shiny Snail Reappears Off Israel’s Shores

The creature was last seen nearly 40 years ago and shines at night as a way to communicate and spook predators.

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One of the rarest types of snail in the Mediterranean and Red Sea, the shiny Plocamopherus, has been photographed near Israel’s coast for the first time in nearly four decades. Only 30 have been documented...