Do snails change shells

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Snails do not change their shell.

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When do snails change their shells?

Snails do not change their shells. The snail's shell grows with it over time.

Do snails change shells in the spring?

Snails do not change their shells ever. They keep their shell up to the day they die.

Do snails change their shells?

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Do all snails have shells?

All snails have shells but not all Gastropods have shells. Snails are in the gastropod family.

Is snails growing shells a chemical changes?

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Do snails move into new shells?

yes snails move into new shells but not all kinds of snails do .

How often does a snail change shells?

Snails don't change their shells. Unlike crustaceans, molluscs like snails keep the same shell throughout their lifetime. The shell is formed from secretions from the snails mantle, the flesh under the shell, and some snails (such as the giant African snails kept as pets) can be seen running their mouths along the edge of their shells, to build up another layer on the shells lip. The stripes that make up the pattern of a snails shell are the result of different compositions of shell material at different times.

What are snails?

Snails have beautiful shells and are slimy but cute.

Where do snails sleep?

Snails sleep inside there shells.

How do snails grow their shells?

Snails grow their shells from the calcium in their bodies. It is secreted out of the mantle of the snail. There shells grow like our fingernails do.

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