South Africa: Snail may be extinct due to climate change

Daily Dispatch: CLIMATE change could have killed off a rare Southern African snail that somehow managed to survive for more than 95 million years. Discovered in 1929 high in the Lesotho mountains -- and not seen since -- a month long search by a Rhodes University student still could not find the elusive mollusk. "It may have already been wiped out by climate change," Janine Fearon explained yesterday. Although the MSc student found and studied two other endangered snails from the ......

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