Giant Snail on the Move  

People in Pasco County in Florida, USA, had to be placed in quarantine in June due to the discovery of a giant African land snail that is not just invasive, but also harmful to humans.

August 01, 2022

People in Pasco County in Florida, USA, had to be placed in quarantine in June due to the discovery of a giant African land snail that is not just invasive, but also harmful to humans. These snails affect agriculture and cause meningitis in humans due to a parasite called rat lungworm that they carry. These snails are huge, reproduce quickly and are difficult to eradicate.

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