Snails have teeth?


The common garden snail has over 14,000 of them.

Who would think these benign little mollusks could have so many? Some species have more than 20,000 teeth. Better be extra careful in your veggie patch!

Here are some snail facts to chew on. Snail-like animals that do not have a shell are usually called slugs. Some snail species can live for 25 years. The term ‘a snail’s pace’ is used to describe something that is very slow.

Ingredients: Real snail shell, pumpkins, beans, sweet potatoes, turnips, and squash.