Posted: 02/06/2012 at 08:15
A couple of years ago my neighbour and I experimented with snails and taking them from their habitat, to see if they returned. We each took five snails and marked with different coloured nail polish (on the shell!) we placed our own snails into the others garden and waited to see if they returned. Yes they did! all of mine returned, four within a few days, and the fifth I had given up on but found 12 months later, still with its nail polish on!!!! I wonder just how far they will travel 'back home'? I have told my husband on many occassions NOT to throw them over the fence, as like the terminator, they will be back!