Giant African Land Snail

Giant African Land Snails (Source: Florida Dept. of Agriculture)

Rare & Dangerous Parasite Found In South Florida Snails

The battle to get rid of the invasive and destructive Giant African Land Snails is gaining new importance after a new study found a rare parasite in the snails, and three other non-native species of snails, can cause serious health problems in humans and animals.

CBS Miami–02/26/2015

Giant African Land Snails (Source: Florida Dept. of Agriculture)

First Giant African Land Snails Found In Broward County

he battle to get rid of invasive and destructive Giant African Land Snails just got a little harder after the disease-carrying, stucco-eating mollusk was located for the first time in Broward County.

CBS Miami–09/10/2014

Giant African Land Snail (CBS4)

Miami-Dade Must Be Vigilant In Fight Against Giant African Land Snails

The battle to rid South Florida of the Giant African Land Snail is going well but not well enough.

09/09/2014

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

Giant African Land Snails Are Giant Issue In Miami-Dade

The Giant African Land Snail has become a giant issue in South Florida which has already led to snail-sniffing dogs and teams of people trying to capture the invasive species.

09/08/2014

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

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

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

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

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

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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