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More Than 78,000 Giant African Land Snails Collected In S. Fla.

It’s been a year since the Giant African Land Snail began its invasion of South Florida. Since that time, more than 77,000 snails have been collected on 340 properties in Miami-Dade County.

CBS4–09/05/2012

(Photo Credit: Florida Department of Agriculture Division of Plant Industries) Giant African Land Snail

More Than 40,000 Giant African Land Snails Collected In S. Fla.

The Giant African Land Snail may not sound like a rapidly growing problem. But state officials have been trying to fight the invasion since September of last year.

CBS4–04/13/2012

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Thousands Of Giant African Snails Captured In Miami-Dade

Thirty seven thousand and counting. That’s how many Giant African land snails have been collected in Miami-Dade since the first one was found in September, 2011.

CBS4–02/21/2012

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Landscapers To Join Battle Against Giant African Land Snails

Miami-Dade landscapers were educated Friday on how to battle a growing invasion of the Giant African Land snails.

CBS4–11/18/2011

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Fla. Officials Going On A Giant African Snail Hunt

Florida agriculture officials are in Miami Friday to check out the invasion of the Giant African Land snails.

CBS4–09/30/2011

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Fla. Officials To Tour Giant Snail Areas

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Secretary Adam Putnam will be visiting South Florida Friday to tour the areas that are being infested by Giant African Land Snails.

CBS4–09/29/2011

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State Making Progress On War Against Giant Snails

The war against the giant African Land Snail continues across South Florida, the the generals directing the battle say the enemy is being hunted down and captured, thanks to help from the public.

CBS4–09/24/2011

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Giant African Land Snails Return To South Florida

They’re back. Giant African land snails which once took a decade to eradicate from South Florida have returned.

CBS4–09/15/2011