Nature Is Beautiful (Vol. VI – Mollusca & Friends)

It’s easy to understand why molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates tend to slip under the radar of human fascination; whether coated in beer batter or leaking from some shell dropped from on high by a screaming gull, the species (and dishes) we have regular access to can seem dull in color and devoid of notable features. If you’ll excuse my biological jargon, they appear somewhat blobular. Despite a few glaring exceptions, they’re not flashy like the birds-of-paradise, and we tend to relate easier to animals with two eyes. However, if we meet them in their world, this illusion of minor, … Continue reading Nature Is Beautiful (Vol. VI – Mollusca & Friends)