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http://miami.cbslocal.com/2012/09/05/slimy-meningitis-carryi...
More Than 78,000 Giant African Land Snails Collected In S. Fla.
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"...Reinaldo Rodriquez...says he’s had enough of the invasive pests. That’s because the snail can carry a parasite that can transmit a form of meningitis to humans.
“In this case I’m probably going to have to move because my concern is my kid.” said Reinaldo Rodriquez who live in Miami and has giant African land snails in his yard and crawling up his house.
This type of invasive species of snail is considered one of the most damaging snails in the world because it eats at least 500 different agricultural crops, can cause damage to plaster and stucco on homes.
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