22 Jan, 2010 @ 19:31
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Slithering inland…

UNTIL now, they were only found on the Rock of Gibraltar.

However, a rare species of snail – the ‘acicula norrisi’ has been found in the Genal Valley, close to Ronda.

A team of ecologists stumbled over the slippery specimens whose population numbers are thought to be dangerously low.

Hopefully there’s still life left in the slimy slugs.

Jon Clarke (Publisher & Editor)

Jon Clarke is a Londoner who worked at the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday as an investigative journalist before moving permanently to Spain in 2003 where he helped set up the Olive Press. He is the author of three books; Costa Killer, Dining Secrets of Andalucia and My Search for Madeleine.

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