how do i tell if a snail is a girl or boy?

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my class got a snail after finding it in a group of flowers. how to we tell the gender?
asked May 18 in Pets / Animals by the (1,570 points)


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If you see a black bulge on the snail, it is a male. Females don’t have this. Male and female snails both lay eggs, so it doesn’t matter what gender it is.
answered May 19 by OpalGemStar (48,410 points)
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Snails are hermaphrodite: Don't waste your time trying to tell the males and females apart. This is because snails are hermaphrodites, meaning that they have the reproductive organs of both genders on them.

answered May 20 by Kitten (232,520 points)
edited May 20 by Kitten

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