Say Cheese!

Posted 2009.06.13 16.00 in Aquaria, Photography by Stephanie

Getting a snail to sit still for the camera: Easy.

Speed Racer, the snail

Speed Racer, the snail

Getting a snail to wave and give you a big toothy grin: Priceless!

Big Toothy Grin!

Speed Racer, mugging it up for the camera

Speed Racer is an Apple Snail, Pomacea bridgesii Pomacea diffusa, with colour type Dark Striped Olive. Commonly sold as a ‘black mystery snail’.

(Also visible in the background is Shifty, a Zebra Danio fish.)

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