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All Posts Tagged With: "snails"

The Dirt: This Week in Nature (September 28 – October 5)

Social baboons have longer life expectancy, and ants make way better decisions collectively. Top nature news from the week curated by the PBS Nature team.

Oct 5th, 2012 | Comments

Cuba: The Accidental Eden: Photos: Snails of Cuba

Cuba is known as the “Paradise of Snails," and its Polymita exhibit a wide array of color varieties and markings.

Apr 8th, 2011 | Comments

The Venom Cure: Video: Cone Shell Conotoxins

A textile cone hunts other snails. Its proboscis contains a harpoon, loaded with a powerful venom called conotoxin. It paralyzes its prey so it can be sucked from its shell and devoured.

Jun 2nd, 2010 | Comments

The Venom Cure: Cone Shell Cures

One of the most promising new venom-derived drugs actually comes from a very modest-looking sea snail.

Mar 19th, 2008 | Comments

Secret Garden: Production Credits

Life is no picnic:amidst the carefully planted flowers and neatly clipped grass there lies a hidden world which is revealed in the NATURE program SECRET GARDEN.

Mar 29th, 1998 | Comments

Secret Garden: Additional Web and Print Resources

Life is no picnic:amidst the carefully planted flowers and neatly clipped grass there lies a hidden world which is revealed in the NATURE program SECRET GARDEN.

Mar 29th, 1998 | Comments

Secret Garden: Backyard Biodiversity

Life is no picnic:amidst the carefully planted flowers and neatly clipped grass there lies a hidden world which is revealed in the NATURE program SECRET GARDEN.

Mar 29th, 1998 | Comments

Secret Garden: The Home Gardener

Life is no picnic:amidst the carefully planted flowers and neatly clipped grass there lies a hidden world which is revealed in the NATURE program SECRET GARDEN.

Mar 29th, 1998 | Comments
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