Snails!

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

In this fantastic episode Dr Sam Willis and Professor James Daybell explore the history of snails….who knew they were so interesting! From snails as symbols of resistance in occupied France in the Second World War, to the history of snail collecting, and snails in underwear and handbags and fighting giant snails…you’ll never think about snails the same way ever again. Guaranteed!

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