cone shell


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cone shell

n
(Animals) any of various tropical marine gastropod molluscs of the genus Conus and related genera, having a smooth conical shell. Sometimes shortened to: cone
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Prod an innocent looking cone shell and its vicious little occupant will quickly respond with a well-aimed dart packed with paralysing toxins.
Washington, July 5 ( ANI ): The Great Barrier Reef humpbacked conch snail jumps when it senses the odour of its main predator, the marbled cone shell.
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This all started when a malarial Seattle-born Buddhist named Nancy was stung by a cone shell in the shell collector's kitchen.
The combination of beauty and danger possessed by cone shells provides multiple lessons.