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A Tiny But Determined Tree Snail!

A Tiny But Determined Tree Snail!
I found this tiny little snail this morning in my garage after a rain. It was only about 1/4 inch across but so unique and perfectly formed with both a crusty hard shell for protection and a soft elastic body that could navigate all around its environment. I decided to take a closer look and picked him up and took him out to my deck. It took the little fellow about 10 minutes before he poked his head out (well, actually just his eyes!) to see whether it was safe. Eventually, his gooey body unfolded out of the little shell. I saw such amazing features looking through my micro lens I thought I’d share them with my OnlyGod365 friends! I asked my wife Carol what she thought of when she saw this photo and she immediately said, “Perseverance!” I thought that was a perfect description! Even though it probably only travels at a couple feet per hour, it found a way to escape my deck after I went inside for 15 minutes to eat a sandwich! I found a scripture that illustrates perseverance, but it DOESN’T call on us to move at the pace of a snail!!!

Hebrews 6:11 And we desire each one of you to show the same earnestness to have the full assurance of hope until the end, so that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Technical stuff: Shot with a Nikon D800 camera, Nikkor 60mm F2.8 macro lens, Nikon SB910 Flash, Lumiquest hand-held reflector.

Here are few more amazing shots of our little buddy…

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