mesodon thyroidus, _mating, _whitmores_bluff, _oostanaula_river, _floyd_county, _georgia_1, I_AMC6514
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I have identified these as common white-lip globe snails. I didn't disturb them to take a closer look but the ID seems to fit. For more information:

I first observed three snails trying to sexually interact. The snails are reportedly hermaphrodites, meaning they possess both male and female reproductive organs. I am not sure who was about to do what.

title mesodon thyroidus, mating, whitmore's bluff, oostanaula river, floyd county, georgia 1
date yyyymmdd hr:mn 2009:03:29 06:57:44
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