PHOTOS: Best Pictures of Microscopic Life, 2008

PHOTOS: Best Pictures of Microscopic Life, 2008
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Sixth Prize: Snail Bite

In this 30X image by Briton David Walker, snail "teeth," or cuticula, are silhouetted against the animal's "jaw" or radula. "Nature often hides beautiful things in what seem the least likely places," Walker said in a statement.
—Picture by David Walker, courtesy 2008 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition
 
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