During the summer snails face their hardest survival conditions: air humidity is low, temperatures are highest and green plants on which they feed are more difficult to obtain. Therefore, one adaption that these animals had to resort was "estiar", a sort of hibernation during the dry season. For these this gas box located on a wall, was the place chosen for their temporary sleep.
Caracóis Theba pisanaPoço da Cruz (Mira)
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