Do yourself a favor and skip straight to minute 3:30 of this life-changing video.
You’ll see little Pepto-Bismal-colored pink bloops glide out of this snail’s somewhere-or-other. What you’ve just witnessed is the egg-laying process of a female apple snail. Who knew?
Unlike most other types of snail, apple snails are not hermaphrodites, and cannot self-fertilize. The male and female must mate, a ritual that can last between two and 12 hours.
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