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lioness501 05-03-2007 12:06 PM

giant african land snails
i love these guys! my original, Sidney, is huge now. i just got him a friend and the guy sent 4! so now i have 5!!! just wondered if anyone on here from the uk would b interested in haveing 1!! obviously im gonna b over run by them sometime soon and they will need good homes!!

xingumike 05-03-2007 01:37 PM

Are they edible?

GalaxyGirl 05-03-2007 05:08 PM

Thats terrible Mike, lol. If you are in the US they are illegal, but heck I will still take one if you can smuggle it as a regular garden snail.

lioness501 05-04-2007 03:13 AM

illegal in us? whys that then? im not sure 1 would survive such a long journey!edible for who or wat? i have seeb them being advertised as feeder food, but for wat i dont know

jones57742 05-04-2007 03:32 AM

Having said that I am with Mo!

Escargot - yummy for the tummy.


lioness501 05-04-2007 03:35 AM

blimey! hope mine dont escape and cause havoc in uk lol
i wouldnt eat them tho i dont think, yuk

daisycutter 05-05-2007 05:38 AM

you would have a hard time stomping on these buggers

Falina 05-05-2007 07:24 AM

Where do you keep these? What size are they just now? I'd never really heard of them but I just googled them and good grief! That's a big snail!

Lupin 05-06-2007 10:41 PM


Originally Posted by daisycutter
you would have a hard time stomping on these buggers

Vintage shoes?:lol:

lioness501 05-08-2007 03:14 AM

i keep them in a small plastic tank. ya know them kids starter fish tanks? they r easy to care for and once they r full size they will b cool to watch!

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