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run! well, amble! the giant carnivorous snails are coming!

There's a lovely, life-size bronze sculpture of a Powelliphanta land snail sitting on my china cabinet. I love it because a friend made it for us - and because snails in this genus are rather special, for they are all carnivorous.

Now, I 'knew' this fact, but I'd never actually seen one feeding. Snails being normally rather slow, sedate creatures, it was hard to imagine how they'd ever catch anything other than even slower prey. That was until I saw this video

Every earthworm's nightmare!

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Worst horror movie EVAH.
Mind you, there's a horror movie involving giant mutant tardigrades, so it would be wrong to underestimate the ingenuity of scriptwriters.

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