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Garden snail travels record 31.8 miles by air

Research on tagged snails by the University of Coventry’s Dr Brian Harrison has uncovered one snail was discovered near some lettuces and tossed over the fence by Mrs Brown into Mrs Pearce’s garden at number 38. This process appears to have been repeated some 2,000 times until the snail finally came to rest in a school field in Dudley.

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Posted: Apr 21st, 2014
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Garden snail travels record 38.1 miles by air

The Helix Aspersa, or garden snail, normally lives its entire life within an area of 20 square feet. With a top speed of 1.3cm per hour, they are not known for extensive travelling.

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Posted: Jul 21st, 2011
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