Foot-Long, Sex-Crazed Snails That Pierce Tires and Devour Houses

In the 1960’s a boy vacationing with his family in Hawaii had pocketed a few giant African land snails (Lissachatina fulica), a mollusk that grows to a foot long and a full pound. Hawaii had been battling the pest, and so too would Florida, where the boy returned with his new friends. Once home, he […]