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First Giant African Land Snails Found in Broward County

September 11, 2014

Public Awareness Campaign in Miami Led to Tip to State Hotline

Division of Plant Industry

Division of Plant Industry

Invasive and destructive Giant African Land Snails were located for the first time in Broward County Tuesday, September 9 when a Davie resident called in a tip one day after extensive media coverage of Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam’s press conference on the state’s snail eradication program.

Read the news release from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services here.

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