Fight is on against Giant African Snails

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

As published in the Miami Herald In what sounds like a headline pulled from a science fiction movie, Giant African Snails, Lissachatina fulica, have invaded South Florida. The snails can reach sizes of eight inches, but so far the largest found in Miami-Dade County has been 5 inches. This snail infestation is being taken very seriously, as this pest can damage more than 500 types of plants, as well as homes and even human health. Giant African Land Snails can be identified by the stripes on...
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