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Snails Survive Digestion By Birds

smitty777 (1612557) writes | more than 3 years ago

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smitty777 (1612557) writes "A recent article in the Journal of Biogeography describes some research showing that 15% of the snails devoured by birds on a Japanese island can survive the digestive process

This is thought to be the mechanism by which the snail populations can migrate from island to island, similar to the way plant sees are deposited."

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