Archive for April 7th, 2017

Fun Fact Friday, Number Eighteen!

April 7, 2017

The facts for today deal with snails and slugs (they’re similar, right?).  Both are considered gastropods and a majority of both live in the water; the big difference: snails have shells, slugs do not.  But did you know that  . . .

  • a snail breathes through its foot? (Real Fact #37)
  • a snail can sleep for up to three years? (Real Fact #439)
  • a slug has four noses? (Real Fact #4)