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12 of the most interesting snails in the world

By: Bryan Nelson on July 10, 2014, 9:20 a.m.
Golden elephant snail

Photo: Igor Kanshyn/YouTube

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Golden elephant snail

Resembling a cross between a snail, a mango and an elephant, this adorable gastropod looks like it might be a genetic experiment gone wrong. It uses its specialized "trunk" to sift through sand while looking for food.