Gould, who died in 2002, also provided a record of the near extinction of the greater Bermuda land snail
species, after he had earlier found thousands of live snails
when he visited Bermuda in the 1960s.
He told The Daily Star that the festival was intended to showcase the snail
's flexibility as an ingredient and encourage restaurants to consider using snails
as an alternative to more traditional meat.
In Nigeria, the Hausa tribe calls African giant snail
Dodon Kodiin Hausa, while the Igbo community and Yorubas call it Ejula and Igbin respectively.
Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, Biomphalaria pfeifferi snails
are freshwater intermediate hosts for Schistosoma mansoni blood flukes, which cause intestinal schistosomiasis (1).
'It would be a great discovery if our micro mollusks in Argao would be proven to be the smallest snail
in the world,' Rosales said.
She said: "We have ideal conditions for snail
farming in Ireland - just look in your own back garden.
food, the edge of the pen is sown with white clover, followed by chicory, beets or brassicas such as chard.
The giant African land snail
is the biggest land snail
in the world.
Of the snails
kept at 90% RH, 70% survived the 30 days of the experiment: one snail
died on day 13, and two snails
died on day 21.
Due to the public health and nutritional importance of the snails
in Nigeria and Enugu State in particular, this study was carried out to identify the edible terrestrial snail
fauna of Ugwueme community in Enugu State Nigeria and their associated parasites.
However, Glanzman's experiment is still highly controversial as many believe that the human brain is much more complex than those of the snail
's and we may not find similar associations such as memory transfer.
Inspired by the best-selling picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, audiences can join a tiny snail
on her trip round the world in this magical musical production set to tour the UK.