[Three Hundred Animals Contents]
THE Snipe, a shell fish, so called on account of the curious length of a certain prominency coming out of the shell. It is surrounded with blunt prickles, and the colour of the whole is elegantly variegated.
BELONGS to the family of the Turbines. It is the shell which the soldier crab generally adopts for his temporary abode; having not been furnished by Nature with those calcareous juices which produce a shell.