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Giant African Land Snails

LOOK: Monkeys With Herpes And 9 Other Florida Threats

Posted 09.17.2013 | Miami

Things are getting downright biblical in Florida, where residents and wildlife face afflictions worthy of their own book of Exodus. Most recently, ...

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...

Yuck! Giant Snails May Be Invading Your Home State Too

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.16.2013 | Detroit

Yuck! Invasive species may be nothing new to those living in the Great Lakes region -- who over the last few decades have had to deal with zebra musse...

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: Giant Snail Invasion's HUGE Cost To Date

Posted 09.05.2012 | Miami

A slimy invasion is still oozing through Miami, and we aren't talking about South Beach club-loving tourists. State agriculture officials announced We...

PHOTOS: 33,000 Giant African Land Snails Captured In Miami

Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 05.08.2012 | Miami

Miami is being invaded again, and we're not talking about snowbirds -- though this problem moves just as slowly. More than 33,000 giant African land s...

PHOTOS: Giant Snails Invade Miami Neighborhood

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.19.2011 | Green

Miami, with its beautiful beaches, warm temperatures and vibrant nightlife, might be known for its fast-paced atmosphere, but now residents are findin...