Giant Snails Invading Florida, “Major Threat” to Crops

National Geographic: A new outbreak of giant, disease-carrying snails is threatening Florida's crops, experts say. The giant African land snail is finding itself right at home in the Sunshine State, whose hot and humid climate resembles the species' tropical Nigerian habitat. elated: "Giant Snails, Once a Delicacy, Overrun Brazil.") Now found throughout the world, including the contiguous United States and Hawaii, these invasive plant-eaters pose a particular danger in Florida because of its vibrant agricultural......

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