Snail's top speed of one metre per hour

Scientists at the University of Exeter examined the habits of 450 garden snails recording their movements using LED lights, UV paints and time-lapse photography.

Watch the time lapse video here:

Credit: University of Exeter


Snail's pace 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 researchers from the University of Exeter.