Photo 1. Giant African snail, Lissachatina fulica, in this case the shell is brown with light brown stripes.
Photo 2. Giant African snail, Lissachatina fulica, sheltering under a rock by day to prevent dehydration.
Giant African snail
Lissachatina fulica, previously known as Achatina fulica
AUTHORS Helen Tsatsia & Grahame Jackson
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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