STUNT: EAT LIVE SNAILS
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
DESCRIPTION: Set in a fancy French restaurant, contestants compete to see who can eat twelve live snails in the shortest amount of time.
BEHIND THE SCENES PRODUCTION PHOTOS
- When boiled in butter and garlic snails are served as a French delicacy known as Escargot.
- Although difficult to eat, a snail shell is primarily made of calcium making it a healthy natural dietary supplement.
- A typical garden snail can only move 23 inches per hour.
Fear Factor’s very own Andreas Del Corral makes a first attempt at swallowing down a live snail in this in office stunt test.
Fear Factor’s Tom Hershko uses his trained eye to make sure that everything is on the up and up before our contestants dig into their plate of snails.
Joe takes pleasure in his work as he serves up a plate of snails to the contestants.