How do Snails Mate?

How do snails mate? Nice and slow. Well, not actually. Snails have the best of both worlds. You see, they are hermaphrodites (both male and female). They can choose to do it all by themselves or with another snail. As far as the mating act, it sounds downright violent, which involves pressing together the front part of their foot (which is a muscle) together and then shooting a dart into each other (ouch!). Look here for more information: