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Giant African land snail is the common name used to refer to two genera and three species within the family Achatinidae, a family of unusually large African terrestrial snails:

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505 news items

Wall Street Hedge

Wall Street Hedge
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:56:15 -0800

Researchers have been trying to find ways of getting rid o the destructive and invasive giant African land snail. A new study revealed that this species of snail is actually more dangerous than previously thought as it carries a rare and extremely ...

West Sussex Gazette

West Sussex Gazette
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 04:03:18 -0800

A GIANT African land snail was one of several unusual creatures seen crawling on the hands of children in Southwick last week. The giant snail, called Speedy, Terry the 15cm-long giant millipede and Saturn the corn snake were taken along to Glebe ...

CBS Local

CBS Local
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:17:53 -0700

To report a Giant African Land Snail, call the department's toll-free helpline at 888-397-1517. To preserve a snail sample, with gloved hands put the snail in a zip-top bag, seal it, and put in a bucket or plastic container. Do not touch the snails or ...

National Geographic

National Geographic
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:07:41 -0700

Authorities believe that the incident—the largest giant African land snail seizure to date in the U.S.—is not a case of smuggling, because neither the sender nor the recipient were aware that the snail is illegal in the United States, the Associated ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 03:35:37 -0800

Biosecurity officials intercepted the mollusc, which was carrying around six eggs, and prevented it from entering New Zealand. Giant African land snails, which can weigh over 35lb and grow to eight inches in length, are known as a ravenous species, and ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:49:34 -0700

Hundreds of giant African snails seized in US. US captures 1,200 of molluscs, considered a delicacy by some, as they can affect eco-systems and spread diseases to humans. Giant African Land Snail. Giant African snails like these damage homes and crops ...

KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest

KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:25:19 -0800

From parrots to pythons, monkeys to lionfish, Florida is home to hundreds of exotic and invasive species. Wildlife officials try to control some species; others, Floridians just learn to live with. And then there's the giant African land snail. It's a ...
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:30:00 -0700

Giant land snails are "considered a delicacy in parts of their native Africa," says National Geographic, but in the US they're nothing but a huge problem. Over here, the baseball-sized snails have no natural predators. The snails have an appetite for ...

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