Date: Sat, 13 Mar 1999 23:20:29 -0500
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From: Bobbi Cordy <cordy@YOURLINK.NET>
Organization: Shell Creations
Subject: Re: snail
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Put some leaves with him and sprinkle with water (like rain or dew). He will
James M Cheshire wrote:
> Dear all, a while back I mentioned a tiny snail
> I found in my backyard. Here is a more accurate
> description of it:
> Shell very small(3mm).
> Animal is bright lime green.
> Shell is transparent tan color.
> Has about 3-4 whorls, shaped like
> an auger but looks as if it was cut off in the middle early
> in life. Apex round and sort of brown-orange. I found the shell under
> a brick in a moist leafy area in my backyard. I noticed some very fine
> vertical striations under 32x magnification. Can anyone tell me what this
> Also, when I collected it, I put it on top of the brick I found it on and
> it came out.
> But, when I took it inside and put it down, the animal got spooked, and
> it withdrew
> into it's shell. It has not come out since I found it, last week. I think
> it may be in a dormant state. Does anyone know how to get it to come out?
> Let me know,
> Kind Regards James
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