Russia Recruits Giant Snails to Monitor Air Pollution

by Jaymi Heimbuch, San Francisco, California   on 01.18.11 We’ve heard of giant snails used as a great food source for undernourished communities, and even used as a way to save gorillas. But now, can the miracle creature also help Russia with air pollution problems? According to PhysOrg, a Russian waterworks facility is using six Achatina snails, or giant African snails, to test a way to monitor pollution from its

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