Sunday Spinelessness – Mostly True Facts about land snails

By David Winter 17/02/2013

The ailing laptop on which I write these posts has developed a new symptom – a non-deterministic keyboard. So, I hope you’ll excuse me if I just paste a link and get on with something less annoying than trying to write a post via a cellphone.

It’s a pretty good link too. Ze Frank‘s “True Facts” series of zoological oddities has finally got to the best creatures on earth, land snails:


Pretty much everything Frank says about snail mating is true so, laptop permitting, I’ll use next week’s post to expand on how anatomy and behaviour have co-evolved  to give us produce these mating habits, and how they effect evolutionary processes in land snail populations.