interesting snail facts
October 1, 2009 | In: Animal facts for kids
Garden snails hibernate during the winter and live on their stored fat.
Snails cannot hear.
A snail can slide over a razor blade without being hurt!
Giant snails may live to 20 years or more.
The kauri snail is carnivorous and cannibalistic. Its diet consists of earthworms, insects, insect larvae, and snails.
If a snail is disturbed it will disappear inside its shell and stay there until it feels safe to come out again.
The Ghana Tiger Snail is the largest land snail and can grow up to 30 centimetres.
The largest land snail recorded weighed only 2 pounds and was 15 inches long. It was discovered in 1976.
Snails are hermaphrodites which means that they have both male and female reproductive organs.