A Snail in A Puddle

Beautiful watercolor painting by Charlie O’Shields (doodlewash) .

“After a rain, it’s common here to see snails sliding around in shallow puddles as drops of water continue to fall from the trees. They seem to come out of nowhere, most likely washed into that location, but then moving so slowly that it’s nearly impossible to see any movement at all.” –Charlie O’Shields (doodlewash) 

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In addition to this painting, Charlie has wide variety of other paintings including another great snail painting. 🙂



Time for Snails

Life is fast. Life ist stressful. Life is chaos. It’s time to slow down. It’s time to relax. It’s time for snails! I watched some videos at YouTube about Helix pomatia, the Burgundy Snail / Roman Snail. It’s the biggest snail we have here in Germany. I watched a video which shows a snail having dinner, a video which shows […]

via Time for Snails … — Potpourri

About Snails and Slugs

People maybe surprised to know that molluscs consist of the second largest group of animals on earth after the insects, with some 100,000 species plus. Of this group the gastropods are the largest of the mollusc group, with more than 50,000 species globally. They have been around for at least 500 million years. Their habitats […]

via About Slugs And Snails — Pete Hillman’s Nature Photography