Molluscs include slugs and snails, oysters, squid, octopus and cuttlefish. They do not fare well as poster animals. The map below shows mollusc species at risk. The fatter a country is shown relative to its actual size, the faster the country is wiping out its mollusc species.

molluscs at risk

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~ Roedy (1948-02-04 age:70)