Issue Date: Mar 31, 2010
The sea shell is usually what catches the eye of every visitor to the sea shore. These natural wonders, strewn along coastlines, are created by snails, clams, scallops, and other marine molluscs, soft-bodied animals inhabiting almost all ecosystems on Earth. Like the skeleton inside the human body, most molluscs wear their skeleton (shell) outside the body to protect their soft bodies.
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