Clusterwink Snail | The Funkiest Glowing Creatures on The Planet

Clusterwink Snail

This bioluminescent snail, only one of very few with the ability to produce light, shines its light through a magnifying shell, making itself look more imposing and warding off potential predators. Its tiny bioluminescent body part is lodged permanently within its shell; but the shell amplifies the light, and the faint glow it produces illuminates the whole shell surface. Its defense mechanism comes with a fail-safe mechanism, just in case. When threatened by a persistent predator, the Clusterwink shines a spotlight on the hunter, drawing attention to its presence and alerting its possible predators that there’s food down here for them too.

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