Shell Inside a Shell, Could it Be a Baby Horse?

Recently I decided to clean up my seashells.  Honestly, I’ve never made a big production out of cleaning my seashells – just rinsed them well in fresh water and let them dry.  I have collected a few good ones while out on the Gheenoe and the few times I’ve been over to the beach. Finally…

New Photos, Mom and Baby Lightning Whelk Shells

Not too long ago I was going through my seashell collection and came across this little shell again. The one pictured on the right in this picture to the left. I never knew what it was and then suddenly it hit me – a juvenile lightning whelk! I knew because I finally looked long enough…

Pictures of Seashells From Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island is located on the west coast, the Gulf coast of Florida. It is well known as an excellent location for collecting seashells.  On the shores of Sanibel Island and neighboring Captiva, a wide variety of sea life and various types of shells wash up on shore.  I visited and stayed there twice in the…