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    • Achatina fulica
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Recent observations

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Observer

rijuche89

Date

October 12, 2013 03:44 PM IST

Place

Mankar (Google, OSM)

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What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

tabristabarsi

Date

February 23, 2014

Place

Padang (Google, OSM)

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What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

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marybethy

Date

December 5, 2013 09:07 PM HST

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waly

Date

November 7, 2013 08:53 PM EST

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Square

What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

jonathan

Date

June 2, 2013 07:17 PM WEST

Description

In vegetation outside of passenger terminal

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What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

sterling

Date

April 23, 2013

Description

on a palm, four feet up.

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What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

sterling

Date

April 21, 2013 03:31 PM WST

Description

Tagging critters while at HK Disneyland. Spotted this fellow on a Chinese Banyan tree in a shady grove. About five feet off the ground. It's a invasive species here.

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ryudivx

Date

February 14, 2013

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Observer

todd_jackson

Date

November 6, 2006

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What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

September 17, 2012 07:03 AM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Bazaricherra, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 17th September 2012

Equipment: Nikon D300s with Nikkor AF 28-105mm lens

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What

Giant African Land Snail Achatina fulica

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

September 17, 2006

Description

On the wall of a public toilet at one of the beaches.

Fecund introduced agricultural pest and health risk (carries meningitis-causing nematode).

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What

Land snail Achatina fulica

Observer

damianbx

Date

May 24, 2012 10:55 AM EDT

Description

Soundview park.

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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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