𝔪𝔶 𝔭𝔢𝔱 𝔰𝔫𝔞𝔦𝔩𝔰

𝔰𝔫𝔞𝔦𝔩 𝔣𝔞𝔠𝔱𝔰

✧ snails have thousands of tiny teeth on an anatomical structure called a radula

✧ many snails are hermaphroditic, having both female and male reproductive organs - some snails can reproduce without a partner

✧ some sea snails have been found to change sex over time

✧ snails can hibernate for years at a time - reportedly, one snail thought to be dead and sent to the British Museum from Egypt awoke from a deep slumber after 5 years and lived for another 2 years after that

✧ there have been a few dozen human deaths attributed to venomous cone snails

✧ scientists have apparently transferred memories from one snail to another

𝔤𝔞𝔩𝔩𝔢𝔯𝔶 𝔬𝔣 𝔠𝔬𝔬𝔩 𝔰𝔫𝔞𝔦𝔩𝔰


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Anatomy of a Land Snail

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