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When curiosity didn't kill the beast!

I’ve just opened my (new😊) washing machine and had an extraordinary experience. Not possibly quite as extraordinary for me as a certain visitor, though.

I’d noticed some slime on the machine door and was chuntering about how it could be dirty already when I realised the cause was something quite unexpected! 110 kata lagi


Zetekina panamensis (Bartsch)

Panama Zetekina Snail (Zetekina panamensis)

The Panama Zetekina Snail was endemic to the Río Matasnillo, which runs through Panama City, the capital of Panama. 43 kata lagi



We had wet weather in Sweden, and slugs like nothing better. Rather more so than birds, that’s for sure. Arion vulgaris was everywhere. These seem to be the invasive — “the Spanish slug”– but it gets complicated. 93 kata lagi


Il-bebbux żgħir imlembet

Il-bebbux żgħir imlembet

Alfred E Baldacchino

is-Sibt, 12 ta’ Awwissu 2017

Il-bebbuxu li nistgħu nsejħulu l-bebbux żgħir imlembet minħabba l-għamla tiegħu, huwa speċi ta’ mollusk fil-klassi… 808 kata lagi

Alfred E Baldacchino

Snails in birds' nests

Already published for a while, but just arrived at our library in print: a paper by Miquel et al. (2015) describing the results of studying the nests of birds in Argentine on the content of shells and snails. 239 kata lagi

Cowering Snail

Tuesday Photo Showcase #18

A fact for today: snails are not insects but are a member of Gastropoda, making them closely related to squids and octopus. 6 kata lagi



Pada tanggal 29 Juni-2 Juli 2016 lalu, KSB kembali melakukan kegiatan eksplorasi di pulau terluar Indonesia. Sebelumnya, kegiatan ini dinamakan ekspedisi, namun setelah ditelaah kembali apa arti sesungguhnya dari ekspedisi ternyata kata tersebut kurang cocok untuk digunakan dalam kegiatan ini. 241 kata lagi