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ThoraciusAppotite t1_j1ltm2g wrote

If I'm remembering correctly, Iceland was the only other place on the planet where this species existed. We made ours go extinct by redirecting a (filthy) glacial river into its pristine lake in order to generate power for a transnational's aluminum smelter.


NeonMarimo t1_j2589h5 wrote

Ukraine as well which is where all the commercial Marimo sold in pet stores and online were harvested from until the Zebra Mussel infestation took over.

They were also known to be in northern regions of the U.S too but very rare to find now.