Sammy The Dancing Snail.


Well, another tale from me. I had 2 violas in the sink soaking for planting when one of our countless young snails emerged from the foliage. Macro moment and off I goes for the camera. I started to take random snap shots and the snail just played for the camera.
The majority of the shots are out of focus as the plants were in the sink and I was stood over the plant holding my camera down and couldn`t really see if they were in focus.
The young hermaphrodite now lives in a small fish tank because we have that many snails and slugs on a night time you can guarantee a crunch or pop as you walk down the path. Guilty does not enter the equation as to how we feel on doing this.
I really couldn`t face crushing Sammy – my hubby isn`t too best pleased with me.
I wasn`t too best pleased either when the soup I was going to have for my dinner boiled all over the top of the cooker.

I Spy A Beautiful Flower.

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He danced, threatened or was just curious for over ten minutes. These are a few of the many snaps I took. It was just brilliant! :0)


27 Sep, 2011
m_squared said:

He's quite the little show-off!

27 Sep, 2011
johnponting said:

Excellent blog and pictures and not at all what I expected from the thumbnail and first few words.

27 Sep, 2011
eje said:

Absolutely brilliant!!!!!!!!!!!

27 Sep, 2011
donna said:

Sancy Great stuff ,Love your photos

27 Sep, 2011
aster said:

His lucky day lol, great photo's :)

27 Sep, 2011
jane said:

What a player !!! Fantastic tale and great pics Saucy...into the tank ? Just the sort of thing I would do too ! This snail is a born star !! :o)))

28 Sep, 2011

great shots

28 Sep, 2011
robashfield said:

Good blog saucy.lovely pics!!!

29 Sep, 2011
littlewren said:

great blog Saucy....funny how once you get into photography you see beauty where you never did.

30 Sep, 2011
david said:

Great! No wonder you were mesmerised, Saucy. Almost like still life pics. Glad you seized the moment to get pics of this and post.

1 Oct, 2011
bonkersbon said:

Lovely close ups...lovely blog Saucy !

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