giant african snails
Giant African land snails eat the stucco on houses and can sometimes carry parasites.
"We see a lot of strange things in Florida and this one makes the top of the list," said Florida Agriculture Commissioner
A typical snail can produce about 1,200 eggs a year and the creatures are a particular pest in homes because of their fondness
They eat at least 500 different types of plants, lay about 1,200 eggs a year, and can carry a strain of non-fatal meningitis