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Giant African Snail

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...

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...

Giant African Snail Killed In Australia

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green

A "baseball-sized" giant African snail that was found in Australia has been killed by country officials who say the animal posed a mammoth threat to l...

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: 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...

PHOTOS: Rock Snot, Pythons, And 7 Other Scary, Gross, and Weird Invasive Species

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In 2006, the US spent 1.2 billion dollars fighting invasive species. That figure does not include the costs of the animals themselves, which cause pro...