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

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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 ...
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:18:45 -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 ...

CBS Local

CBS Local
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:18:45 -0700

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Giant African Land Snail has become an issue in South Florida leading to snail-sniffing dogs and teams of people trying to capture the invasive species. They were discovered in 2011 and since then, thousands have been removed ...


Wed, 02 Jul 2014 02:14:29 -0700

(ECNS) -- A giant African land snail was found in Fuzhou city of East China's Fujian province, which has caused concern over potential crop damage and the spread of diseases, local media reported. A citizen surnamed Cao took a picture of the giant ...

Mancunian Matters

Mancunian Matters
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 00:30:00 -0700

Cute kittens, playful puppies and the fluffiest of rabbits are just some of the animals searching for forever homes in Greater Manchester. Their soulful eyes peep through from behind the cages and hutches in the hope that their latest visitor will take ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0700

Dear Jack, I let my son keep a giant African land snail as a pet, not realising they live for 14 years. Steve is now eight months old, the size of my fist and has cost me over £100 in cucumbers etc. Also, I don't really like the guy. He contributes ...
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 07:45:06 -0700

As the Giant African Land Snail invasion continues, agriculture agents are unleashing a new weapon in the battle. Patch. Related stories. South African Police Brutality Caught on...(1014304). 1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at Southgate...(healthykee876).

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