04/16/2016, 12:16 PM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II, 1/125 sec, f/8, 148mm (EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM), ISO 400, Exp comp +1/3
Helix pomatia, common names the Burgundy snail, Roman snail, edible snail or escargot, is a species of large, edible, air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Helicidae. It is a European species. It is called by the French name escargot when used in cooking. Although this species is highly prized as a food it is difficult to cultivate and rarely farmed commercially.