Mollusc sees the world through hundreds of eyes made of rock

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The West Indian fuzzy chiton, a small marine mollusc, lives a sheltered life protected by its tough armoured shell.

Like a knight peering over the battlements of a castle, it can see the world without venturing out of its fortress – using hundreds of tiny rock-hard eyes embedded in its shell.

Read the full article in New Scientist.