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Snails need water to survive, and some snails do drink water; some species of snails absorb water from the air or, in the case of water snails, from the water they live in. Snails often consume liquid when eating various... More »

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Snails live in many different habitats and can be found in deserts, water environments, ditches, forests and marshes. Even when they live in hot environments, snails try to find shady areas. They are out more frequently ... More »

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Snails are not insects. They are members of the class Gastropoda, and are more closely related to squid than to the insects that live in gardens. More »

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Snails consist of thousands of different species and consume a wide variety of different diets, although most land snails are herbivorous. For example, the common garden snail consumes cultivated plants, including citrus... More »

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Pond snails are herbivores who eat plants and plant-like materials found in ponds. Algae, floating plants and rooted plants are all preferred foods for pond snails. More »

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A group of snails can be referred to as a rout, walk or escargatoire of snails. The word snail is used for thousands of animal species in the gastropod mollusk family. More »

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Garden snails are suitable as pets, especially for kids, as they need little maintenance. Snails mainly eat fruits and vegetables, but they also need foods high in calcium, such as crushed egg shells or cuttlefish bone, ... More »

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