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Optical Snail Heart Rate Monitor


This project uses an Arduino to measure the heart rate of large land snails. It is based on the Snail Backpack project by Quentin Geissmann.

Code Download

You may also be interested in the ongoing research project which formed the basis of this chapter: Snail Back Pack.

Practical Considerations

Video showing how to attach the heart rate monitor to a snail shell.

All content by +Ed Baker