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Hailing from Lewisburg, Penn., Senior Ben Apple was excited to come to Colgate seeing as he was coming from a town so influenced by the presence of Bucknell University. Apple became a molecular biology major after taking the course “Molecules, Cells ...

Apple snails

Bilzen - Belgium

Apple snails are tropical and sub-tropical freshwater snails from the family Ampullariidae (sometimes referred to as Pilidae). The Ampullariidae are divided in several genera. The genera Asolene, Felipponea, Marisa, and Pomacea are the New World genera (South America, Central America, the West Indies and the Southern U.S.A.), while the genera Afropomus, Lanistes and Saulea are found in Africa. The genus Pila is native in both Africa and Asia. For more info about the "Apple snail" species: take a look at the site.

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