Regarded as one of the world’s most invasive species, the giant African snail has been introduced around the world from its native home in eastern Africa.
It is a hermaphrodite, meaning that each individual has both male and female reproductive organs. A snail shell not only gives it protection, it is also what they use to breathe! When inside the shell a snail can sleep up to 2 years!
Extinct in the Wild
Living or dead plant matter from as many as 500 different plant species, including cabbage, cauliflower, cacao and banana.
5 - 6 years
Did you know?
Snails have feet! A foot of their body is a foot covered in slime which helps them move around and even climb up glass