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Two Artists Create a Parallel Miniature World For Their Pet Snails

Filmmakers photographers, Aleia Murawski and Samuel Copeland, Like to create snail-sized scenes for their pet snails including the high life of limousines and champagnes along with daily routine outdoor and at the office. "At first, we were keeping them as pets and just loved looking at them every day. Then we realized, the sets we were making were roughly snail-sized and we loved the idea of animating these rooms," they told Laughinsquid.  


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Get Ready to Meet The Next Nope - The Zombie Snail

Ok get ready for it internet. The zombie snail is back. After bursting onto the viral internet scene back in 2012, when National Geographic posted a video about the species. 2 years later, Wired did an article 2 years later on the natural phenomenon, dubbing these gastropods "Disco Zombies". They have taken the internet by storm, with Twitter blowing up with #nope hashtags after seeing the creepy crawly creature. 

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Top 10 Sweet Snail GIFs

Lets face it: snails are really cute. A bit weird, yes. And slimy. But let's not hold that against them. Here are 10 snail GIFs to remind you how adorable our little slimy friends are! 

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Two Artists Create Miniature World Where Snails Are The Main Actors

Creative duo Aleia Murawski and Sam Copeland hold onto an essential aspect of childhood — play. The miniatures the duo creates are so intricate in detail that if it wasn't for the mammoth snails that occupy them, you'd believe they were real. There is something intensely satisfying about watching a creature trail slime over the roof of a miniature car, or sit, tentacle eyes swaying, on the top of a skateboard. "I like to think of snails as tiny puppies with shells", Aleia comments. "I love seeing how they will interact with a set. We put cucumber juice on certain objects, but we cannot wield a snail to do something. We make a scene and hope they are interested in what is around them." For more, visit their unique instagram page.

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Conch Snails Have Eyes and They May Be the Weirdest Cute Thing You See All Day

OF COURSE they do, you may be realizing now, but when you think of Conches, you probably think of the empty shells you hold up to your ear to 'hear the ocean'. Well, there was a snail in there once, and he had adorable eyes that could peek out from inside that famous shell.

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This Cute Little Snail Snacking on a Cucumber Got a Delicious Photoshop Battle

Look at this little guy enjoying himself with a crisp slice of cucumber. If he doesn't deserve a photoshop battle, we don't know who does.

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