After a week of thunderstorms, the last two days have been sunny and bright. Many reptile neighbours have started dropping by for visits. There was a snake in the backyard 2 days back, followed by nightly rush of flying drywoodtermites, and a variety of snails.
We saw this big snail today. It was slowly making his way towards the front yard steps, while I focussed the camera.
It changed direction and started moving towards me. It came close, waving it’s feelers. It inched close to the camera, almost touching the lens.
I stood still, afraid that I would make the snail withdraw into it’s shell. It waited for sometime, turning and waving it’s feelers around. By then, I had stepped back… sensing nothing around, it turned back and continued it’s walk.