Researchers identify the microbes in 100-year-old snail guts

Rocky Mountain snails live at high altitudes at sites from Canada south to New Mexico. Credit: Bridget Chalifour On a drizzly day in July 1920, a Colorado named Junius Henderson was hiking scientist around the Dakota Hogback, a sandstone ridge north of Boulder. There, he spotted a group of Rocky Mountain snails (Oreohelix strigosa) oozing … Read more