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Hitchhiking snails scoffed, pooped out alive by birds • The Register

You wouldn’t have thought that snails would benefit from being eaten by birds, but check this out.

Scientists have discovered that certain species of Japanese snail can not only survive being eaten and then excreted by birds, they actually benefit from the process in many cases by finding themselves deposited in new uncropped habitats

Fascinating stuff.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/07/11/snails_love_birds_eating_them/

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