Giant Amber

$190.00$1,700.00

Shelton Woolright 2016

Common Name: Powelliphanta snail
Taxonomic Classification: Powelliphanta superba
Found: North West Nelson 2500f, 1967

Native carnivorous snail. Giants of the snail world. Inhabit forest and particularly like to eat earthworms. One of the most threatened of New Zealand’s invertebrates due to habitat loss and predation from pigs, rats and possums. Can live up to 20 years. They lay up to 10 large (12-14 mm long) hard-shelled eggs a year.

Printed on 310gsm satin Hahnemühle PhotoRag. 100% cotton fine art paper, certified archival (200 years) Made in Germany. Printed with acid-free archival 11 colour high dynamic range, Epson UltraChrome pigment ink system.

1200x800mm – 5 editions $1,700
841x560mm – 10 editions $695
420x280mm – 30 editions $190

10% of the sales from this print will go to the ‘Auckland Zoo Conservation Fund’ supporting conservation efforts in the wild throughout New Zealand and overseas

Object courtesy of the Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira.

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1200x800mm – 5 editions $1,700
841x560mm – 10 editions $695
420x280mm – 30 editions $190