Love Dart

No snails today. It was sunny and dry. But I found the love dart from the pair of happy Helix aspersa snails that I photographed on Saturday. What is a love dart you ask? Love darts are made of calcium carbonate. Snails stab their mates with it during their “courtship”. Here is an article from wikipedia about love darts. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Love_dart