Researchers from the University of Exeter have discovered that snails can explore the length of an average British garden in a single night, reaching a top speed of one metre per hour.
Scientists examined the habits of 450 garden snails, recording their movements using LED lights, UV paints and time-lapse photography.
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Starting cloudy with rain moving in mid-afternoon. West Somerset turning wet first. Made more unpleasant by stronger winds. Highs of 14 C