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Lonely George The Tree Snail Has Died, Wiping Out An Entire Species

“George matured in a cage by himself, and although we called him a ‘he,’ the snail was a hermaphrodite, having both male and female parts,“ the department wrote. “Unfortunately, Achatinella apexfulva seem to have been an obligate outcrossing species, meaning that it needed a partner to reproduce.”

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