Egg Cowrie Shell 3"

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The Egg Cowrie is a Gastropod. The term gastropod means stomach footed, a mollusk with a head bearing tentacles and eyes and a foot; a one piece shell. These are egg-shaped shells that are larger than many true cowries. The shell is smooth and shiny. It's thickened outer lip has a puckered inner edge and is unevenly toothed. They are always white on outside; with a chocolate-brown aperture. Each shell measures approx 3". 

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