Coming up for Air

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© Heather Mellon
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Buddy, my apple mystery snail.. this is a close-up of him extending his breathing tube to inhale air, which he stores inside his shell. These snails can live out of water for up to a week's time..

14 responses

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (4 Mar 2012):

    WHAT A SHOT !!! Who knew?

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (4 Mar 2012):

    This is incredible. Had no idea...Beautifully shot!

  • Cheryl Andrews

    Cheryl Andrews   gave props (4 Mar 2012):

    Absolutely stunning insight! Thanks for this incredible shot.

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (4 Mar 2012):

    Thank you so much for your comments. And a special thank you, Cheryl, for the spotlight!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (4 Mar 2012):

    that is creepy and totally cool!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (4 Mar 2012):

    Wow! I have never seen anything like this before...AMAZING shot!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (5 Mar 2012):

    WOW! What a shot! I did not know that about snails. Thank you for the information.


    ROCIO GUILLEN gave props (5 Mar 2012):

    Awesome shot!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (6 Mar 2012):


  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (6 Mar 2012):

    stunning photo!

  • ajtiM

    ajtiM (Deleted) said (7 Mar 2012):

    f a n t a s t i c!

  • Kirsten Luna

    Kirsten Luna gave props (10 Mar 2012):

    Really cool!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (15 Mar 2012):

    Bringin' the Big Mo to JPG's Theme Park!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (5 Jun 2012):

    Freakin' fabulous!

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