Snail Trail Solutions

Using a microscope, researchers measured the amount of mucus in a snail trail and the rate at which it erodes. Fluorescence microscopy was used to examine the trails, which were found to become thinner with increasing exposure time. After 2.5 weeks, the trail was no longer visible. This suggests that environmental factors can affect the path of tracker snails. Solving the problem of snail trails When snails travel in groups, they leave trails of slime. These trails provide clues about snail behavior. They indicate their migration routes, where they gather,…