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12 of the most interesting snails in the world

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

Photo: Alex Popovkin/Flickr

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'Melting' snails

The foot of flat-bodied South American snails of the genus Megalobulimus can be spread incredibly thin — so much so that the creatures look like they're melting. Some species have a more pronounced melting look than others.