This animal may contain compounds that could one day save your life. Described as the 'microjewel' snail it is in extinction danger," announces NewScientist.

These micro jewel snails will disappear because the hills in which they live are rich in limestone, which is used to make cement in Malaysia, Sumatra and Thailand.
Some estimates have it that between 20 and 75 species die out every day, many vanishing before we knew they were even there.