Snail (Achatina fulica)

Achatina fulica is a large land snail species, the common name is the "giant African snail" that belongs to the family Achatinidae.

However, the giant African snail in this images is still a kid, the body size will develop into 'giant snail'😀.

At our place, Aceh, Sumatra Island, don't eat it as food, but A. fulica is processed as a delicious food for duck feed. According to a scientific article released by the University of Michigan Zoological Museum:

Snails are often seen as a delicacy for humans and A. fulica is no exception. Humans around the world consume giant African snails as a source of protein when prepared correctly. Animal Diversity Web

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Photo by Irfan M Nur (@vannour)
Make: SONY ILCE-6500
Lens: SONY 18-105mm F4
Location: Banda Aceh, Sumatra Island

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