"Extinct" Snail Found Alive
(p. D3) A freshwater snail has been rediscovered on the Cahaba River in Alabama, 12 years after it was declared extinct.
Nathan Whelan, a graduate student in biology at the University of Alabama, spotted the snail -- called the oblong rocksnail, or Leptoxis compacta -- on a small stretch of the river.
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(Note: the online version of the article has the date August 13, 2012.)
Whelan and co-authors report their findings in: