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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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Giant African Land Snail Care Video

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

Fagan said that, if touched, the Giant African Land Snail can release a worm that gets into a person's bloodstream and could cause meningitis. “A rare form of meningitis of which there is no cure for and can also cause other neurological issues such as ...

The Guardian

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

Giant African Land Snail. Giant African snails like these damage homes and crops and can cause meningitis, authorities say. Photograph: Scott Burton/AP. The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans.

Examiner.com

Examiner.com
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:20:31 -0700

The USDA is on the hunt for a giant land snail. This massive snail, the Giant African Land Snail, is responsible for damaging crops and housing. The snail eats more than 500 different crop species, including citrus. When food is scarce, it consumes ...
 
Sun Sentinel
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:22:30 -0700

Along 136th Avenue in western Davie, where spacious houses stand on wooded, multi-acre lots, the battle has begun against a particularly slimy and dangerous species that has invaded South Florida. Eight workers used rakes, trowels and plastic bags to ...

Huffington Post UK

Huffington Post UK
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:49:54 -0700

The weight is over for all creatures great and small as they have been sized-up in London Zoo's annual weigh-in. Silverback gorillas, rare baby crocodiles, big owls and tiny snails were among the animals stepping on to the scales. As well as being an ...
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