• Question: does a brown garden snail have brain cells if so how many?

    Asked by eday245 to Brown garden snail on 7 Dec 2017.
    • Photo: Tomeu the snail

      Tomeu the snail answered on 7 Dec 2017:


      Yes, actually we have giant brain cells – much bigger than human ones, and so large that scientists find them easy to study in the lab. I have about 11,000 which is a lot less than a human – but also makes it simpler to study me.

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