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Re: Do snails mate with themselves and how long is their gestation period?

Date: Wed May 12 10:02:54 1999
Posted By: Ibrahim Bayraktar, Secondary School Teacher, Biology, biology teacher
Area of science: General Biology
ID: 925513470.Gb

Dear Nadia I don't if this answer enough or not: 
Many species of snails are hermaphroditic - that is, have
both male and female sex organs. Those species of snails can mate with themselves 
and have offspring by self-fertilization.

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