Snail personalities

Smithsonian.com

What Extroverts and Introverts Can Learn From Snails

October 14, 2015

Short online article: “If you think of pond snails at all, you probably don’t think of them as charismatic, enlightened or behaviorally distinct. But a Swedish ecologist named Johan Ahlgren would disagree. With a little prodding—in this case, with tweezers—he is studying these lowly creatures for insights into a rather lofty question: Why do we have personality?”

two pond snails
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