Interesting facts about snails

Snail is the common name applied to most members of the mollusk class Gastropoda that have coiled shells. The name is most often applied to land snails. However, the common name snail is also used for numerous species of sea snails and freshwater snails. There are approximately 43,000 species of snails. Land snails, although better known than other types, represent a small group. Sea snails are the most numerous and biodiverse group. Snails are found all over the world. They live in a very wide range of environments, including marshes, deserts, mountains, ditches, bodies of fresh water and the abyssal … Continue reading Interesting facts about snails