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 » Pets & Animals Bugs

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 » Pets & Animals Bugs Slugs & Snails

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 » Pets & Animals Bugs Slugs & Snails
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