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realmonstrosities:

Elephant Snails (Scutus antipodes) don’t look right.

They look like heroic survivors of a brutal mugging, where they got stamped on and shot in the head and the assailants got away with most of its shell which is probably now on its way to China because the Chinese economy has a high demand for snail shell building materials and that’s increasing the price which means unscrupulous bastards are mugging and stamping and shooting.

But they just happen to be really weird snails!

Elephant Snails are a kind of Keyhole Limpet, which are snails that usually have cone-shaped shells with a little hole on top for breathing out. Elephant Snails are different in that their shell just has a little notch on one end…

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