|Copyright: Ungureanu Liviu (Apashu)
|Date Taken: 2008-04-13|
|Exposure: f/2.8, 1/160 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2008-04-15 14:49|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Helix pomatia, common names the Burgundy snail or Roman snail or edible snail, is a species of large, edible, air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Helicidae.|
It is frequently farmed, and is called by the French name escargot when it is used in cooking.
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A beautiful specimen in aestivation expertly captured in good focus and exposure Ungureanu, the structural detail of the shell is perfect, its colouring quite natural.