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Parasite Study Reveals Nocturnal Secrets of Snails

August 23, 2013
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Research into how snails spread a parasite fatal to dogs has revealed that the gastropods can explore the length of an average British garden in a single night - reaching a top speed of one meter per hour. The revelations came after scientists fitted a sample group of snails with LEDs and filmed them with high-speed cameras.
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