The humpback conch, known as a jumping snail, is great at sniffing out underwater predators and avoiding them. The creature’s sensitivity to danger led researchers to see how the snails might fare in warmer, more acidic seas that are predicted because of climate change. Find out how they did in this 2015 episode of ScienceTake.
Read the story here: https://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/12/science/a-snail-that-has-a-jump-on-climate-change.html
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