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The Cone snail, a cautionary tale

March 10th 2012
Well, just when you thought a rest day would be dull with nothing to write about, along comes a dastardly cone snail to spice the day up! During one of our perambulations along the surf Sue bends down to pick up an interesting shell when she realizes it's occupied. Luckily she did as I recognised it as a cone snail. I won't bore you with details (but if you're interested then google ... read more
Asia » Maldives » Ari Atoll

Maldivian Flag The Maldives was long a sultanate, first under Dutch and then under British protection. It became a republic in 1968, three years after independence. Since 1978, President Maumoon Abdul GAYOOM - currently in his sixth term in office - has dominated t... ... read more
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