Given how dry and hot the climate is on Komodo island, it was surprising to see terrestrial snail diversity. Without weeks of rain and some in direct sunlight, the snails somehow manage to keep themselves from becoming cooked inside their shells. Here are a few species showing remarkably beautiful colors and patterns. I’ve identified them as best I can, but I am not very knowledgeable in molluscs!
All snails photographed in situ , none were on the move