How long do giant African snails live?


Giant African land snails have a lifespan of between 5 and 6 years although there are some exceptions of individual giant African land snail known to live past their tenth birthdays. The lifespan is as a result of their ability to go into aestivation whereby they go to sleep during the periods of extreme drought.
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All Giant African Land snails belong to the family of snails called the Archachatinidae. The smaller of these snails grow to be about 3 to 4 inches, while the larger ones can have a shell up to 14 to 15 inches long. They are known to have a life Span that averages to about 6 to 7 years, but can live up to 10 years.
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