Snails and slugs are distant relatives of the octopus, a creature that is so intelligent it is the only invertebrate that is recognised as sentient in the Cambridge 2012 Declaration of Consciousness. 



Image: Octopus (Common) by Brian Gratwicke

Information sourced from:

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2015), Octopus vulgaris cuvier 1797 [online], Available from: [accessed 05/07/2015]

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