Taking shelter from the storm: Photographs capture snail sitting on a leaf under what impromptu umbrella

Shelter from the storm: Photographs capture snail sitting on a leaf underneath an impromptu umbrella Pictures taken by amateur photographer Vyacheslav Mischenko in UkraineHe said the shots bear a resemblance to Monet's Woman With a Parasol By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:49 GMT, 18 February 2013 | UPDATED: 02:50 GMT, 18 February 2013 They are not known as one of the world's prettiest creatures – but this snail is clearly more image-conscious, posing atop a leaf under a makeshift umbrella. The beautiful images capture the creature below a dew-covered flower, suggesting that it is not as fond of the rain as most snails, who normally flourish in damp conditions.