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Snails

Watch Pond Snails Grow From Embryos To Hatchlings In Just 11 Seconds

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.19.2014 | Green

Watching eggs hatch is always an adventure, but this time-lapse video of tiny pond snails going from embryos to hatchlings is mesmerizing. YouTube...

This Is One Heck Of A Thrifty Snail

The Huffington Post | Brianna Elliott | Posted 04.15.2014 | Green

Nobody likes to get rained on. This includes humans, this tree frog and especially this snail, even though some snails come out of their shells when i...

Exotic Seafood You Have To Travel For

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.31.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Near or far, seafood is one of the most universally enjoyed cuisines in the world.

Forget the Shells - A Better Way to Eat Snails

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.14.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

It is a delicious and rather elegant dish: the bread for mopping up extra sauce is built in, and the balance is just right.

Top 5 Tastes: 'Tis the Beginning of the Chowdown Season

Leah Bhabha | Posted 02.03.2014 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

Turkey quickly segues into decoratively iced cookies, eggnog and ham, and before we know it, January 2nd rolls around, and the champagne toasts turn to champagne bloats. But let's rejoice! It's just the beginning, and stuffing, lobster bisque and some eggplant pizza are getting me on track!

PHOTOS: This See-Through Snail Is Incredible

Posted 09.16.2013 | Green

By Laura Poppick, LiveScience Staff Writer: A new snail species with a beautifully translucent shell was recently discovered more than 3,000 feet (...

WATCH: SNAIL INVASION!

weather.com | Posted 09.03.2013 | Green

Giant African Land snails are overtaking parts of Florida, destroying crops and spreading parasites....

State Launches Four-Legged Solution To Slimy Infestation

Reuters | Posted 10.30.2013 | Miami

By Kevin Gray MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida officials trying to eradicate the Giant African Land Snail, one of the world's most destructive...

An Adorably Necessary Process

Sarah Barness | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green

It's that time of year again! The zookeepers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo are beginning the long (and necessary) process of weighing their 2,500 adorable anim...

I'm With Stupid: The Slime Facial Is Oddly Not a Porn Thing

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.12.2013 | Weird News
Todd Hartley

Obviously, this is a treatment that will soon be available in every spa in every town in America. I mean, who wouldn't want snails crawling around on their face? There's no way this isn't going to be huge.

Who Won The World Snail Racing Championship?

Posted 07.28.2013 | Green

Get ready, get set ... go? The World Snail Racing Championships were held in Norfolk, England last weekend and the results are in. The winner? A sn...

How I Learned To Love To Eat Snails

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

My grandmother taught me to like escargot. How? She didn't give me any other choice.

Snail Study Points To Mysterious Migration In Ancient Europe

| Sid Perkins | Posted 06.22.2013 | Science

A variety of snails common in western Ireland may have been transported there by humans during the Stone Age, a new study suggests. Cepaea nemoralis,...

EXPLAINED: Why 'Lefty' Snails Are So Rare

| Posted 05.27.2013 | Science

By Jennifer Carpenter GUELPH, CANADA—When plucking a snail from the beach you'd be lucky to snag a left-coiling shell. That's because only 5% of al...

Why Are Snails and Slugs Repelled by Copper?

Quora | Posted 06.25.2013 | Science
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Chris Bland, Biomedical Scientist, bird enthusiast The precise mechanism is not fully known ...

Giant, House-Eating Snails Invading Florida

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Miami

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - South Florida is fighting a growing infestation of one of the world's most destructive i...

PHOTOS: Giant Snail Invasion's HUGE Cost To Date

Posted 09.05.2012 | Miami

A slimy invasion is still oozing through Miami, and we aren't talking about South Beach club-loving tourists. State agriculture officials announced We...

Snails: The New Shrimp?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 09.06.2012 | Home
Anneli Rufus

Want to start a new career that gives you free food, lets you work at home and costs nearly nothing? Consider starting a snail farm. ong practiced in France, snail farming isn't booming in the U.S... yet. But could snails become the new shrimp?

WATCH: Snail Dances To Jock Jams

Posted 10.25.2011 | Comedy

It's a big week on the Internet for getting a laugh out of nature's least-likely candidates. First there was the tortoise racing a wheelchair, and now...

Ready, Set, Slow! French Snail Racing Championship Kicks Off

Posted 10.18.2011 | Green

As usual, the annual snail racing championship in France got off to a slow start this year. Now in its 43rd installment, the march of the mollusks ...

Tiny Snails Survive A Bird's Digestive System

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.10.2011 | Green

If a little birdie in a tree has an upset stomach, this could be the reason why. Scientists in Japan have found that snails eaten by birds are able...

Killer Carnivorous Snails from France

Will Durst | Posted 08.24.2011 | Comedy
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Will Durst

You don't need me to tell you that this country is broke. Not just broke. Flat busted. Unflush. Tapped to the max. No bread or cabbage or scratch to speak of. Moolahless. Holes in our pockets. So what can We the People do about it?

The Beautiful Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Isolated and immobile due to a debilitating illness, Bailey finds herself in the company of a snail. Observing the snail, she reflects on her own constrictions of mobility, placement and relationships.

The Escargot of House Pets

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rosalyn Hoffman

This is a story about a very unusual pet. Some background first. A month ago 500 people were fans on Facebook of our brand new book, Bitches on a Bud...

Snail Racing Championship Held: Ready... Set... Slow!

News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

COMPETITORS gathered from around the globe for the world snail racing championships. People in Congham, Norfolk, have been racing the shell-dweller...