Interesting Facts

The Greek prefix Daedal-, meaning intricate, skillful, and ingenious, comes from Greek mythology.  Daedalus was a skillful craftsman who created the Labyrinth of Crete, in which the Minotaur was kept.  He was associated with many forms of creativity and skillfullness, including carpentry and classical art (Encylopedia Mythica 2005).

There are 200,000 species of snails (Facts about Snails)!

The largest land snail is the Ghana tiger snail, which can grow up to 12 inches (Facts about Snails)!

The collective name for a group of snails is an Escargatoire, Rout, or Walk (Facts about Snails).

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