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Big snail - Carlos Galan - 09-14-2011

Hello, this is a purchased snail. ¿Does anybody knows the specie?


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Re: Big snail - paul monfils - 09-14-2011

It is Achatina fulica, a land snail.  It is originally from eastern Africa, but has been accidentally introduced into many other tropical and semi-tropical locations around the world, including Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia, the Pacific Islands, Caribbean islands, etc.

Re: Big snail - Carlos Galan - 09-16-2011

Thanks Paul. Now I know that it´s an invasive specie in the south of my country.

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