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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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Attack of the Giant African Snails!

They're every gardener's nightmare: giant snails the size of a man's hand that eat up everything in sight, leaving only a slimy trail. South Florida is battl...

How To Care For Giant African Land Snails

Follow Mark Amey's step by step guide to looking after Giant Snails, These creatures are native to East Africa and can grow to 25 centimetres long, so learn ...

Giant African Land Snail Care Video

If you have any other questions about GALS then please feel free to message me. Here is a list of the products shown in this video; Coco Soil- tropical terra...

Giant African Land Snail Invasion in Florida (VIDEO)

MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida officials trying to eradicate the Giant African Land Snail, one of the world's most destructive invasive species, plan to deploy a ...

Our Giant African Land Snail

Meet SHREK! He is our brand new, GIANT African Land Snail! He was rescued a few years ago after being discovered in a crate with other land snails which had ...

MIAMI BATTLES GIANT AFRICAN LAND SNAILS - Invasive Species Control

Miami Battles Giant African Land Snails. An ongoing battle to eradicate the giant african land snail has been taking place in the Miami-Dade area of Florida ...

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R.I.P Gary! (21/08/2010) Sadly Gary has passed away, we estimate that he was between 5-7 years old so lived a long life! Some Answers to FAQ... What species ...

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5 news items

 
TheGrower
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:22:30 -0700

click image to zoom giant African land snail Andrew Derksen, FDACS/DPI; bugwood.orgA giant African land snail can feed on more than 500 different plants as well as house stucco.The spread of a large African mollusk in south Florida that eats plants and ...

Tallahassee.com

Tallahassee.com
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:07:30 -0700

Since getting elected agriculture commissioner, Putnam has promoted efforts to battle a disease impacting the citrus industry, as well as non-native species such as the destructive Giant African Land Snail. With his office also overseeing consumer ...

The News-Press

The News-Press
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:07:30 -0700

Since getting elected agriculture commissioner, Putnam has promoted efforts to battle a disease impacting the citrus industry, as well as non-native species such as the destructive Giant African land snail. With his office also overseeing consumer ...
 
The Bradenton Times
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 21:39:03 -0700

Another example, the Giant African Land Snail, is an invasive species that was detected in South Florida in 2011. This pest poses a triple threat: it consumes 500 varieties of plants, feeds on structures and is a threat to human health. As we increase ...
 
The Ledger
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:33:45 -0700

Since getting elected agriculture commissioner, Putnam has promoted efforts to battle a disease impacting the citrus industry, as well as non-native species such as the destructive Giant African Land Snail. With his office also overseeing consumer ...
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