Friday, 17 July 2015

Rhinocochlis nasuta

Image: Bernard DUPONT
Look at this curly-wurly leaf! It looks just like...

Image: Stepanka Nemcova
A snail!

This little beauty comes from certain parts of Borneo, in southeast Asian.

Image: Marzuki, Mohammad Effendi
Their inch-long shell loses all its colour after death but it still retains its graceful, artistic lines.

Some snails just can't help but leave a good-looking corpse! Not so great at living fast, though...

2 comments:

elfinelvin said...

Lovely! I would much rather have live ones than an empty shell sitting around collecting dust.

Joseph Jameson-Gould said...

So true! They're much prettier in life.

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