One has to walk very carefully in the Kamla Nehru (North Delhi) Ridge lately as at every third step you may hear a crunch sound under your feet. This part of the ridge is full of apple snails that can be found feeding on the plants, sticking to branches or just hiding in the taller grass. Apparenlty, it is the good groundwater status of the ridge here that these snails have made it their habitat.

Apple Snail in Delhi Ridge

Also see:

snail delhi ridge     Snail on tree     Plants after being fed by snails

Previously on DelhiGreens:

Snail(s) in the City!http://delhigreens.com/wp-content/uploads/apple-snail-pila-delhi-ridge.jpghttp://delhigreens.com/wp-content/uploads/apple-snail-pila-delhi-ridge.jpg Govind Singh Green Alert
One has to walk very carefully in the Kamla Nehru (North Delhi) Ridge lately as at every third step you may hear a crunch sound under your feet. This part of the ridge is full of apple snails that can be found feeding on the plants, sticking to branches or...
One has to walk very carefully in the Kamla Nehru (North Delhi) Ridge lately as at every third step you may hear a crunch sound under your feet. This part of the ridge is full of apple snails that can be found feeding on the plants, sticking to branches or just hiding in the taller grass. Apparenlty, it is the good groundwater status of the ridge here that these snails have made it their habitat. <a href="http://delhigreens.files.wordpress.com/2007/11/apple-snail-pila-delhi-ridge.jpg" title="Apple Snail in Delhi Ridge"><img src="http://delhigreens.files.wordpress.com/2007/11/apple-snail-pila-delhi-ridge.jpg" alt="Apple Snail in Delhi Ridge" /></a> <strong><font color="#ff9900">Also see:</font></strong> <strong><font color="#99cc00"><a href="http://delhigreens.files.wordpress.com/2007/11/snail-delhi-ridge1.jpg" title="snail delhi ridge"><img src="http://delhigreens.files.wordpress.com/2007/11/snail-delhi-ridge1.thumbnail.jpg" alt="snail delhi ridge" /></a>     <a href="http://delhigreens.files.wordpress.com/2007/11/snail-on-tree-delhi-ridge.jpg" title="Snail on tree"><img src="http://delhigreens.files.wordpress.com/2007/11/snail-on-tree-delhi-ridge.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Snail on tree" /></a>     <a href="http://delhigreens.files.wordpress.com/2007/11/damage-caused-by-snails.jpg" title="Plants after being fed by snakes"><img src="http://delhigreens.files.wordpress.com/2007/11/damage-caused-by-snails.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Plants after being fed by snails" /></a></font></strong> <strong><font color="#99cc00">Previously on DelhiGreens:</font></strong> <ul> <li><a target="_blank" href="http://delhigreens.wordpress.com/2007/07/12/snail-in-the-city/">Snail in the City!</a></li> </ul> <a href="http://delhigreens.files.wordpress.com/2007/11/apple-snail-ridge.jpg" title="Apple Snail in Delhi Ridge"></a>

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Dr. Govind Singh is Co-Founder of Delhi Greens organisation and the Editor-in-Chief of the Delhi Greens Blog. He is presently working as Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies in the University of Delhi.