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What are these bladder snail parasites?

I collected some bladder snails several months ago. While checking them out one day, I noticed that they were now infested with external, parasitic worms. Here's a picture of a snail with a bunch of ...
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Identify snails

Can you tell me what are these 2 kinds of snails I found? The first is around 2cm shell diameter. The second is around 3cm shell diameter. I found both of them in Normandy (north of France) 100km ...
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Cultivate snails and maintaining them alive

I found snails in my garden, I want to create a good house for them. I don't really know how to do. Sorry if this is not the good site to ask that but I don't want them to die so I'm trying to be ...
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Why do snails come out of the grass when it rains?

I would like to know why snails come out of the grass when it rains. As a child my paternal grandmother always told me that they come out onto the sidewalk because they need to avoid drowning into the ...
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Why do snails hang out alone?

I would like to know, if snails have families, then why do snails hang out by themselves? What kind of animals are they, rectiles, insects, where are they categorized in the kingdom, phylum, ..., ...
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What species are these snail shells?

I found these shells in upturned agricultural earth in the United Kingdom. The altitude in the area is near 0 m. The farm was 9 miles away from the coast. However, some sea shells were found next to ...
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Snail species identification from the United Kingdom

Can anybody identify the species of this snail? From this website, it looks like a Common Snail. Could it be the dextral type of Cornu aspersum? These snails have been found in a garden, have ...