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In loving memory of Jeremy, the one-in-a-million mutant snail

Find me somebody to love.
Jeremy the snail and baby

Jeremy pictured with one of Lefty's babies.

© Dr Angus Davison

Jeremy, we hardly knew ye. Plucked from obscurity amongst the rotting peels of a London compost heap, thrust into the spotlight in a bold bid to find somebody to love, this garden snail twisted its way into all of our hearts—counterclockwise.

Scientists found the "lefty" hero dead

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