Stunning Snail Facts

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1. Tiny snails hide in the mud on the feet of birds to catch a free ride!
2. A snail's venom can act as a pain-killer 1000x more powerful than Morphine -- And it's not addictive.
3. Snails are hermaphrodite, which means they have both male and female genitals
4. Snails can sleep for up to 3 years.
5. A chemical in ships’ paint causes female snails to grow penises and explode.
6. A snail can sleep for 3 years at a stretch
7. Snails can sleep for three years.
8. There is a genus of tiny sea snails called Bittium, and a genus of even tinier ones called Ittibittium.
9. A snail can sleep for 3 years at a stretch.
10. A snail can stay asleep for 3 whole years.

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