by • May 30, 2014 • Animals, MolluscaComments Off on The biggest snail in the world

The biggest snail in the world

The largest land snail on the Earth is the giant Ghana snail (Achatina achatina). The shell of this mollusk grow to a length of 18 cm (7.1 in) with a diameter of 9 cm (3.5 in).


The largest known giant Ghana snail has shell length about 30 cm (1 ft) with a diameter of 15 cm (0.5 ft). This species of snail lives in the West Africa: Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Benin, Liberia and Togo.

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