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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 ...


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KEYWORDS: alisoviejo; california; orangecounty; seasnail; snail; spoonerscove
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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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