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Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Wordless Wednesday: Teeny Tiny Snails


6 comments:

  1. Oh they're pretty. Will they grow up to be huge hosta-eating snails though..?

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  2. Very cute..... but also grrr snails :)

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  3. CJ - I'm intrigued by them. They look very much like the tiny freshwater snails I'm used to seeing when I do stream survey work. But which of the familiar ones in the garden do they grow up to be? I'm sure they'll like my hostas though!

    Gaz - yes they are! But half an hour later they'd disappeared :/

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  4. They certainly are different from the baby snails in my garden, which have pretty flat shells. Perhaps you're about to become a site of special scientific interest!

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  5. Why do babies of any species look so cute?
    What was their fate?
    Did they live to see another day or did you despatch them?

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  6. Helen - we nearly moved to North Wales a few years ago and the house I liked the look of did have a SSSI in its garden!

    Dobby - they simply crawled away! I'm trying to find out what they were because they're unlike the usual garden snails we see and they look much more like freshwater snails.

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