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Sea snail egg falls into boy's cut knee during beach vacation and HATCHES three weeks later
The Daily Mail ^ | August 15, 2013 | Jennifer Smith

Posted on 08/15/2013 3:40:02 PM PDT by EveningStar

When most of us go to the beach, the best souvenir we can hope for is sand in our shoes and maybe a shell or two.

But for one little boy it was a little more exciting when a snail emerged from his knee following a trip to the beach.

Four year-old Paul Franklin from Aliso Viejo in Orange County, was left baffled when the small creature appeared after his mother Rachael decided to squeeze his wounded knee which he had grazed after falling on rocks during a family camping holiday.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Health/Medicine; Local News; Outdoors; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: alisoviejo; california; orangecounty; seasnail; snail; spoonerscove
Yes, there is a picture, but some of you may find it a bit gross. :-D
1 posted on 08/15/2013 3:40:02 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: Slings and Arrows; martin_fierro

ping


2 posted on 08/15/2013 3:40:39 PM PDT by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: abigail2; AgThorn; al baby; BAW; bboop; BenLurkin; Bob J; Bon of Babble; Brad's Gramma; ...
SoCal Ping!

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3 posted on 08/15/2013 3:42:51 PM PDT by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: EveningStar

He must be the coolest kid on the block.


4 posted on 08/15/2013 3:46:03 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: EveningStar
a snail emerged from his knee


5 posted on 08/15/2013 3:46:14 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: EveningStar

It’s nice to see that everyone is OK because I laughed my butt off at the headline.


6 posted on 08/15/2013 3:46:18 PM PDT by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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To: EveningStar

Another Weiner emerges...


7 posted on 08/15/2013 3:46:38 PM PDT by moovova
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To: EveningStar

Escargot on the rocks:)


8 posted on 08/15/2013 3:46:47 PM PDT by jazusamo ("I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white." T. Sowell)
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To: EveningStar

Knew there’d be a Turbo reference in there somewhere... QUICK: Studio execs, kick out some merchandise for the kid.


9 posted on 08/15/2013 3:48:25 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: EveningStar

What do snails eat? Or this ‘marine’ snail? Other jarheads?


10 posted on 08/15/2013 3:50:58 PM PDT by Utilizer (Ba-con Ah'hkkba'aar! <- In muzlim world are only fast goats & slow boys. Slow goats all dead. ->)
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To: SgtBob

Bug Juice.I have heard that term in 40 years(CG boot camp)


12 posted on 08/15/2013 4:03:50 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: nickcarraway

They look like the family that never eats.

They must be following Michelle’s directives.


13 posted on 08/15/2013 4:05:37 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: t1b8zs

have = haven’t

Also I don’t think the Mod knows what”Cold Cuts” are referred to in the military..To bad as most of us do. Horse C.


14 posted on 08/15/2013 4:08:41 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: EveningStar
It now lives in a small fishbowl with the family's other pet, a beta fish called Dory.

Betas are fresh water fish. The sea snail is not likely to survive in a fresh water fish tank.

15 posted on 08/15/2013 4:11:15 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: t1b8zs

Horsecock, hard-boiled egg and bug juice....mid-rats on every damned ship I had the “privilege” of passage on.


16 posted on 08/15/2013 4:12:37 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: EveningStar
It now lives in a small fishbowl with the family's other pet, a beta fish called Dory.

"Crap. I finally get out of that kid's knee, and now I'm stuck in fresh water."

17 posted on 08/15/2013 4:13:29 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (People are idiots.)
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To: t1b8zs

Sorry, mods...sometimes you could get horsecock and cheese...


18 posted on 08/15/2013 4:15:16 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Whose my daddy?Whose my daddy?Whose my daddy?Whose my daddy?....


19 posted on 08/15/2013 4:47:44 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat ( According to mudslimz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: EveningStar
Hey it could be worse, but I think the Kid may just be cut out for Colonial Marines!

20 posted on 08/15/2013 5:19:22 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: EveningStar

I saw this article in this morning’s newspaper. The mom sounded pretty calm for someone who squeezed that out of her child.


21 posted on 08/15/2013 7:51:10 PM PDT by Melian ("Where will wants not, a way opens.")
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