Top Ten Things You Didn't Know About Snails

The Top Ten
1 Snails are very strong

They can lift up to 10 times their own body weight

2 A snail can live as long as a dog

They can live 15 to 20 years

3 Snails are hermaphrodites

It means they have both female and male organs

4 Snails are vegetarians

They will eat all sorts of fruits and vegetables

Some snail species can be carnivorous

5 Snails can't hear you

Go ahead, shout, whisper, tell them all your secrets, they don't even have ears

6 Snails have a great sense of smell

They can find food easily

7 Some snails hibernate

Some species of snails actually hibernate during the colder months of the year

8 Garden snails have over 14,000 teeth
9 Garden snails evolved from sea snails about 600 million years ago
10 Snails travel at 0.0004 miles an hour
The Contenders
11 Snails can sleep up to 3 years
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