Common Garden Snail

Scientific Name Helix aspersa Common Name Common Garden Snail Care Level Easy Lifespan 2-3 years Adult Size 0.8–1.3 inches (2–3.5 cm) Diet Herbivore Origin Europe Temperament Docile History & Domestication Common Garden Snails, known scientifically as Helix aspersa, are ubiquitous in gardens across Europe and have spread to many other parts of the world. Historically, these snails were not just […]

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Giant African Land Snail

Scientific Name Achatina fulica Common Name Giant African Land Snail (GALS) Care Level Intermediate Lifespan 5-7 years Adult Size Up to 7.8 inches (20 cm) Diet Herbivore Origin East Africa Temperament Docile History & Domestication The Giant African Land Snail (GALS) traces its origins to the wet and humid regions of East Africa. Over time, however, these mollusks have spread […]

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Banana Slug

Scientific Name Ariolimax dolichophallus Common Name Banana Slug Care Level Intermediate Lifespan 7 years Adult Size Up to 10 inches (25 cm) Diet Detritivore Origin Pacific Northwest of North America Temperament Docile History & Domestication The Banana Slug has been a fascinating creature and is native to the Pacific Northwest region of North America. These slugs have held a captivating […]

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Fulica Snail

Scientific Name Fulica Common Name Giant African Land Snail Care Level Intermediate Lifespan 5-7 years Adult Size Up to 8 inches (20 cm) Diet Herbivore/Omnivore Origin East Africa Temperament Peaceful History & Domestication The Fulica snail, commonly known as the Giant African Land Snail, is native to the regions of East Africa. These snails have made headlines worldwide due to […]

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