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Science Giant African snail killed to protect Australian crops

Giant African snail: Discovered in Brisbane, authorities immediately dispatched the Giant African snail. The giant, non-native pest has a voracious appetite for more than 500 types of crops.

By Staff writer / March 12, 2013

USDA

Take look at the Giant African snail (Lissachatina fulica), and you can't help but be reminded of a scene from the 1996 movie Crocodile Dundee.