In almost every backyard, we can see common garden snails. A shell protects the soft, moist body from enemies and from drying out. There are snails everywhere, and relatives of snails such as slugs can be found in many different sizes, shapes and colors. (2nd Ed.)
Part of the “Backyard Science” series. When children play in their backyards, they get a first glimpse of the wonders of nature through encounters with all sorts of small creatures. Produced by Norman and Marjorie Bean, the “Backyard Science” series offers a fascinating introduction to natural science.
12 minutes • Color