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Absurd Creature of the Week: The Badass Snail That Has a Shell Made of Iron

by Matt Simon, WIRED

IN WHAT IS arguably the most famous scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail, King Arthur faces the Black Knight, relieving him of his limbs even though he’s wearing some nice chain mail. But there’s a Black Knight in the depths of the Indian Ocean whose armor doesn’t yield to blows quite so easily. Continue reading Absurd Creature of the Week: The Badass Snail That Has a Shell Made of Iron