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Photos: Giant Snails invade Florida

Posted Apr 16, 2013

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One of the world’s most destructive invasive species: the giant African land snail, which can grow as big as a rat and gnaw through stucco and plaster have infested Florida. More than 1,000 of the mollusks are being caught each week in Miami-Dade and 117,000 in total since the first snail was spotted. Depicted here – the giant african snail as well as other invasive species.(AP, Wikipedia,Reuters)

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