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Giant African snail.

Michael Lambert

Giant African snail.

by Michael Lambert

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Published by South Pacific Commission in Noumea, New Caledonia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Leaflet originally prepared by M. Lambert.

SeriesPest advisory leaflet -- no.6
ContributionsSecretariat of the Pacific Community. Plant Protection Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination[4p.] :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18658517M
ISBN 109822036841
OCLC/WorldCa154643002

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Caution: Before embarking on snail farming make sure you have a market! This may seem self evident; but there are many examples of cases in which giant African land snails (GALS) were introduced to other parts of the world for farming, but were eventually dumped (or allowed to File Size: 1MB. In general, the shell of the giant African snail is a reddish-brown colour, with pale yellow vertical markings, although Classed as one of the world’s most invasive species, the giant African snail (Achatina fulica) has been introduced around the world from its native home in eastern Africa.

Geographic Range. Achatina fulica originated in the coastal areas and islands of East Africa, where it presumably got the nickname, “Giant African Snail.” The snail inhabits countries ranging from Mozambique in the south, to Kenya and Somalia in the north. It is not only found in East Africa on the coastal areas and islands, but it has also been introduced to many other countries in Africa. How the Giant African Snail destroyed field crops and flower gardens and spread diseases to people thousands of miles from their native Africa. She has written more than 70 science and reference books for children and especially loves writing about animals. Gray also likes to garden and play the piano. She lives in Cabot, Arkansas, with her.


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