Revista de Biología Tropical ISSN Impreso: 0034-7744 ISSN electrónico: 2215-2075

The flying snails of Transylvania that shared the land with the real Dracula

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Monge-Nájera, J. (2020). The flying snails of Transylvania that shared the land with the real Dracula. Revista De Biología Tropical, (7). Retrieved from


In his 1897 novel Dracula, Bram Stoker used Transylvanian nature as background, but besides the wolves, he did not turn animals into characters for his novel. This led me to inquire about what kind of land snails inhabit the Carpathian forest that so much scared Jonathan Harker in the land of Vlad Dracula.



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