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Last Updated: Tuesday September 02 2008 10:44 GMT

In pictures: Girl breaks 'snail on face' record

Tiana and her snails - Pic from Chester Chronicle

While most people would run away screaming from this many snails, Tiana prefers to get stuck right in. But why is she so interested in them?

Tiana and her snails - Pic from Chester Chronicle

Well, it seems this big flowerpot full of snails is the key to an unusual world record attempt.

Tiana and her snails - Pic from Chester Chronicle

Even so, surely no-one is that keen on getting this close to one of them?

Tiana and her snails - Pic from Chester Chronicle

Not Tiana. She's so unconcerned by the slimy lettuce munchers that she thought she could break a world record for letting them on her face.

Tiana and her snails - Pic from Chester Chronicle

She needed to let a few more than one crawl around though to make her mark. The old record was 15...

Tiana and her snails - Pic from Chester Chronicle

Which is 10 more than these! Tiana eventually squeezed 25 onto her face in one go, setting a world record that surely no-one else would want to try to break.