The Giant triton (Charonia tritonis) is a "conch" which refers to many different medium to large sea snails whose shells have a noticable point at both ends. This particular conch is protected in Seychelles.
Conch is pronounced "Konk" which I certainly didn't know until this particular conch moved into the Coin Zoo. The conch is a gastropod, which is the most successful class of mollusk with over 60,000 species known -- over ten times more than mammals. Gastropod means stomach & foot. Throw a few tentacles and a shell on, and you have a conch.
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