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Scientists at the University of Michigan have celebrated an experiment where ultra-tiny computers were strapped to the backs of snails – solving a long-unanswered extinction mystery. Since the 1970s, the snail population of the South Pacific Society Islands has suffered a massive extinction event with over 50 species wiped out …
I have found a couple of snails in my hallway at home. I have no idea how they manage to get in the house. The letterbox is a heavy spring loaded metal flap, there isn't a gap around the door they can squeeze through.
The only think I can think off is that they rush through the door for a few seconds when I open it when leaving or entering the house......
Excellent research, and hopefully will help to preserve other endangered snail species. Although I must admit to worrying about the weight of the, admittedly tiny M3. Compared to a large voracious snail it is small, but a Monarch butterfly is going to have a hell of a time lugging one of those around the Gulf of Mexico.
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