sights… NATURAL Beauty…

sights… NATURAL Beauty…

2013-Apr-24 Baracoa, Guantánamo, Cuba: Polymita Picta, also known as the Cuban Land Snail or Painted Snail, are endemic to Cuba and inhabit the subtropical hardwood forests growing on the coastal plains and mountains of the Eastern end of Cuba. They are collected for their shells and are in danger of extinction. The owner of the paladar, El Poeta, in Baracoa, breeds them and releases them in the nearby Alejandro de Humboldt National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


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