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Today In Florida: Ginormous, Rat-Sized Snails Invade

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The state of Florida continues to prove that end times are nigh with an infestation of giant African land snails.

This species of snail is a very special one that can grow as large as a rat and subsist on stucco and plaster to keep their shells healthy. (That means they will be devouring Floridians’ homes.) A typical African land snail produces about 1,200 eggs a year, which means that lots more are on the way. AND — added bonus! –they carry a parasitic rat lungworm that can cause illness in humans, including a form of meningitis. (Try to stifle your cheers.) Keep reading »

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