Posts Tagged: endangered seashells

Some Seashells Are Endangered Too, Part Two

In our last post, I discussed the Commercial Trochus, how it’s on the endangered species list. It has been used for many years in the production of mother of pearl buttons or in a variety of other crafts. I have a special connection with the Commercial Trochus, because decades ago, I obtained two of these,… Read more »

Some Seashells Are Endangered Too, Part One

Every day it seems like there is a new animal on the endangered animal list or, even worse, made extinct by the cruel actions of man. We see this repeatedly. We can mention what happened to Cecil the lion over in Africa at the hands of an American dentist. We can also mention the whales… Read more »