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Giant African Land Snail

Snails As Big As Shoes Are Kind Of A Problem In Florida

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 08.05.2015 | Weird News

When HuffPost Weird first heard that giant snails were “invading” Florida, we had visions of this: Unfortunately, that’s far from the reality f...

State Launches Four-Legged Solution To Slimy Infestation

Reuters | Posted 10.30.2013 | Miami

By Kevin Gray MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida officials trying to eradicate the Giant African Land Snail, one of the world's most destructive...

UPDATE: Giant, Dangerous Snail Misidentified In Texas

Posted 05.10.2013 | Green

UPDATE: May 9 -- Tanya Espinosa, a spokeswoman for the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, told The Huffington Post that the snails hav...

Giant, House-Eating Snails Invading Florida

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Miami

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - South Florida is fighting a growing infestation of one of the world's most destructive i...

PHOTOS: A Look At Invasive Species Threatening North America

The Huffington Post | Ashley Smith | Posted 01.25.2012 | Green

With the advent of globalization, people sometimes forget that it is often best for animal and plant species to remain in their original habitats. ...