This is interesting it’s a snail that can survive being digested by birds. A study of the diet of Japanese white eyes on the island of Hahajima has found that 15% of the tiny snails eaten by the birds survive the digestion process and are found alive in the birds droppings. The evidence could be a key factor in how the populations of snails are able to spread. Previous research had found that pond snails can survive being eaten by fish but this is the first time that land snails have been found to survive the digestive process.
Page rendered at Friday, February 27, 2015 12:28:24 AM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)
The opinions expressed herein are my own personal opinions and do not represent
my employer's view in anyway.