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Is that scallop shell broken? – Beachcombing Magazine

By A Mystery Man Writer

By Alex Scott Scallop shells are beloved by beachcombers for their classic shape and beautiful colors, but often they are discarded because their auricles, or “wings,” look asymmetrical. However, the scallop shell has evolved over more than 400 million years to have two different sized auricles for a very specific purp
Scallop shells are often they are discarded because their “wings,” look asymmetrical, but it is how they have evolved.

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