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Description:

This appears to be a large snail. It is brown, and has lighter brown stripes on it's shell. The actual organism inside the shell is dark purple/brown and slimy. it moves slowly, and can be found around bushes, tall grass, and burrowed around trees.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Giant African land snail
Achatina sp. Achatina


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2 Comments

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 6 years ago

This is an invasive snail.

AldwinApostol
AldwinApostol 8 years ago

this looks like the common garden snail here the philippines...
and a visitor( a priests from nigeria) told us that this is edible(but i didn't tried eating it)no one in our place eats this snail.

misha lawrence
Spotted by
misha lawrence

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA

Spotted on Nov 2, 2012
Submitted on Nov 2, 2012

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