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Shell shock: a biologist’s quest to save the endangered painted snail

Bernardo Reyes-Tur studies painted snails housed in plastic bottles and containers in his breeding lab in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Bernardo Reyes-Tur is a professor of conservation biology at University Oriente in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. Credit: Bruno D’Amicis

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Nature 594, 606 (2021)



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