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Newly Discovered Florida Keys Snail Named After Margaritaville
A newly discovered FLorida Keys snail has been named after Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville. The (October 9, 2023)

Rat Lungworm Found Throughout Florida Say Scientists
Researchers from the University of Florida have discovered the rat lungworm nematode is found throughout Florida. (June 28, 2017)

New Land Snail Species Discovered in Western Australia
A new land snail species was discovered on the Baxter Cliffs and Hampton Ranges in Western Australia. (April 28, 2016)

Tiny Cave Snails Have Enormous Kidneys and Huge Seasonal Penis
A new study has found that some of the very tiny species of subterranean cave snails have obersized organs, such as huge kidneys and a large seasonally present penis. (December 7, 2015)

World's Smallest Land Snail Species Discovered in China
Scientists have discovered the world's smallest land snail species in China. (September 28, 2015)

New Snail Species Discovered in Museum Collection
A new snail species has been discovered on a museum shelf. It has been there since it was collected in the 19th century. (August 12, 2015)

Two New Glass Snail Species Discovered in Spanish Caves
Two new species of glass snails have been discovered in Spanish caves. The caves are both types of Thorn Snails. (March 10, 2015)

Cone Snails Disable Fish With Weaponized Form of Insulin
Scientists have discovered that snails use a weaponized form on insulin to disable fish before eating them. (January 19, 2015)

Hermaphrodite Snail Species Named in Support of Marriage Equality
A newly discovered hermaphrodite snail species has been named in support of marriage equality. (October 13, 2014)

Ten Snail Species With Colorful Coiled Shells Discovered in West-Malaysia, Sumatra, and Thailand
Ten new snail species with colorful coiled shells have been discovered in West-Malaysia, Sumatra, and Thailand. (March 29, 2014)

Snail Species With Translucent Shell Discovered in Deep Croatia Cave
A new species of translucent shell has been discovered in the deepest cave in Croatia. (September 10, 2013)

Snails Reach Top Speeds of 1 Meter Per Hour in Study Using LED Lights
Snails were found to reach top speeds of one meter per hour in a study using multicoloured LED lights. (August 24, 2013)

New Snail Species Found in Limestone Hills in Thailand
Researchers Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok and the Natural History Museum, London have discovered new snails in limestone hills in Thailand. (April 15, 2013)

New Snail Species Discovered in Lake Skadar
A new snail species has been discovered in Lake Skadar, the largest on the Balkan Peninsula. (March 29, 2013)

Marine Whelk Dads Babysit for Other Dads
A male marine whelk, Solenosteira macrospira, will do all the work of raising the young, from egg-laying to hatching. (August 30, 2012)

Cyborg Snails: Scientists Implant Biofuel Cell in Living Snail
Researchers led by Evgeny Katz, Professor of Colloid Science at Clarkson University, have implanted a biofuel cell in a living snail. (March 20, 2012)

Video of a Cone Snail Hunting
This National Geographic video shows a cone snail hunting by using its . (January 26, 2012)

New Minute Freshwater Snail Species Discovered
A new minute freshwater snail species belonging to the genus Daphniola was found by Canella Radea, a researcher from University of Athens in a spring covered by snow on Mt. (November 1, 2011)

Giant African Land Snails Invade Miami
Giant African land snails have invaded Miami. (September 17, 2011)

Video: Soldier Crab Hunted by Vicious Moon Snail From Underneath the Sand
Soldier crabs can often be seen running along Queensland's golden sandy beaches. (August 1, 2011)

New Zealand Land Snail Consumes Earthworm in Sudden, Rapid Attack
This video shows a New Zealand land snail consuming an earthworm with a sudden, rapid attack. (June 25, 2011)