Well-Nigh Wordless Wednesday: Racing Snails

I found the most adorable little snails gliding down the door to the Prairie Ridge offices a few weekends ago!  They looked like they were racing to the bottom:

racing snails

Racing snails

The snail on the right made it to the bottom first, though only after a massive blowout collision between the two of them.  :)

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10 responses to “Well-Nigh Wordless Wednesday: Racing Snails

  1. And a Neverending Story reference for the win!

  2. at first i thought it was your new earrings.

  3. This is so cute! I remember, when we were kids, my brother and I used to mark their shells with magic markers and we would play to be scientists, observing their paths on our backyard.

  4. I love snails, but I rarely get to see them. They are early risers and I am most certainly not.

    • I am not much of an early riser either, but this particilar weekend I was meeting a researcher who I’d help set up moth traps with the night before, so I actually got to see them. I was happy I did! Tiny little guys, so boy were they cute!

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