Just how quick is the average British snail?

Snails are much quicker than most people think, according to a new study.

ITV News Correspondent Damon Green reports.

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A snail's pace is revealed

Snails can explore the length of an average British garden in a single night, reaching a top speed of one metre per hour, according to scientists. 450 garden snails had their movements recorded using LED lights, UV paints and time-lapse photography.