Scientific research reveals a snail's speed.
©Jupiter Images, 2009 For a snail, speed is relative.
The speed of a land snail was recorded in 1970 as 0.00758 miles (40 feet or 12.2 meters) per hour.
The fastest moving species of land snail is probably the common garden snail (Helix aspersa), which moves at 0.03 miles (158.5 feet or 48.3 meters) per hour.
Search the Web
We are not lawyers or legal professionals, nor are we financial counselors or professionals. The content of this Web site is intended to provide general information and advice. Prior to making any legal or financial decision, you should consult a licensed professional. For more information see Terms of Service/Usage Agreement.