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SEASHELL PATELLA BARBARA 107.1x94.2mm | Collectibles, Rocks, Fossils & Minerals, Shells | eBay!

SEASHELL PATELLA BARBARA 107.1x94.2mm | Collectibles, Rocks, Fossils & Minerals, Shells | eBay!

So called 'carrier shells' or Xenophora are remarkably crafty sea snails. They collect other shells and  glue them to their own with their cement-like saliva. All this to look bigger and less fit as dinner for predators. Tho' it begs the question, where did this behaviour stem from?

So called 'carrier shells' or Xenophora are remarkably crafty sea snails. They collect other shells and glue them to their own with their cement-like saliva. All this to look bigger and less fit as dinner for predators.

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Murex alabaster

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