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All Names

  • Spanish
    • Caracol Gigante Africano
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 褐雲瑪瑙螺 (非洲大蝸牛)
  • Catalan
    • Caragol gegant africà
  • Scientific Names
    • Achatina fulica
    • Lissachatina fulica
  • English
    • Giant African Land Snail
  • Indonesian
    • Bekicot

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Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

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vijaybarve

Date

July 20, 2016 01:18 PM IDT

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Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

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vijaybarve

Date

July 11, 2016 06:47 PM IDT

Description

Several in residential area

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Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

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ericsimons

Date

July 7, 2016 06:03 AM HST

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Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

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nilsradecker

Date

June 25, 2016 02:02 PM IDT

Description

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Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

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swells

Date

July 4, 2016 08:10 PM HST

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Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

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damontighe

Date

June 29, 2016 04:26 PM HST

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Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

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amarzee

Date

June 29, 2016 11:08 AM AWST

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Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

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ash2016

Date

June 26, 2016

Description

A large land snail, most likely Achatina. It is a notorious invasive species around the world, and India is no exception to it.

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Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

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liselle

Date

May 22, 2016

Description

50.8mm in length.

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Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

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estefanivillegas

Date

June 8, 2016 06:41 AM ADT

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Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

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wyoerger

Date

June 4, 2016 04:02 PM AWST

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Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

rcoliveira84

Date

June 3, 2016 08:34 PM SAST

Description

Massive snail

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Description from Wikipedia

Achatina fulica is a species of land snail in the family Achatinidae known commonly as the giant African snail or giant African land snail. It thrives in many types of habitat in areas with mild climates, it feeds voraciously and vectors plant pathogens, causing severe damage to agricultural crops and native plants, it competes with native snail taxa, it is a nuisance pest of urban areas, and it spreads human disease. It is listed as one...

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