Fantastic post by Violet Nesdoly on snails!
On Tuesday I took my walk after a heavy morning shower. On a section of the pathway beside the creek I saw snail after snail. There must have been 10 or more! I bet I know why they were out there.
In case you can’t read the fancy font:
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V. Nesdoly (all rights reserved)
- The trail of mucous a snail leaves behind is a lubricant to reduce friction against the surfaces over which it travels. Snail mucous won’t make you sick.
- A snail moves about 50 yards per hour or 1.3 cm. per second—slowly but steadily.
- Snails can see and sense sound vibrations. Upper tentacles are the eyes, the lower…
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