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12 of the most interesting snails in the world

By: Bryan Nelson on July 10, 2014, 9:20 a.m.
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The overlooked gastropod

Snails just don't get enough credit. Although it's true that they're typically slow-moving, they're far from boring. There are snails that glow, armored snails, snails with lavish shells, transparent snails; there are even snails that could kill you. Meet the most interesting snails in the world — proof that patience truly is a virtue. (Text: Bryan Nelson)