Florida invaded by rat-sized snails

There are 44 comments on the WHNZ-AM Tampa story from Apr 15, 2013, titled Florida invaded by rat-sized snails. In it, WHNZ-AM Tampa reports that:

No, this is not a 1970s B-movie: South Florida really is dealing with an invasion of giant African land snails.

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honeydo

Greeneville, TN

#1 Apr 15, 2013
I personally know one in FLA.

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..a Zombie Thanksgiving

#2 Apr 16, 2013
These snails don't race the hare, they eat 'em.

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Greensburg, IN

#3 Apr 16, 2013
Escargot for everyone!

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#4 Apr 16, 2013
a regular UN state Florida has become

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#5 Apr 16, 2013
Put them on welfare and they will all congregate downtown and you can round them all up.
Parden pard

Bath, PA

#6 Apr 16, 2013
Hoosier Hillbilly wrote:
Escargot for everyone!
Escargot STEAKS for many ....(let a fancy shmanzy chef try it out)!
Cindy

Union City, TN

#7 Apr 16, 2013
yeah, I know a guy in Florida and I do hope part of his Karma is he has a yard full of these things. :o)

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But now I take antidepressants

#8 Apr 16, 2013
Cindy wrote:
yeah, I know a guy in Florida and I do hope part of his Karma is he has a yard full of these things.:o)
(Tries to look innocent)

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#9 Apr 16, 2013
why do you hope

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Indianapolis, IN

#10 Apr 16, 2013
Oh my God -- they're coming!!! Run!!!

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#11 Apr 16, 2013
Uh Clem wrote:
Oh my God -- they're coming!!! Run!!!
at a snail's pace ???? or flat out

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#12 Apr 16, 2013
officer, Mr. Snail can you tell me what happen??

Mr.Snail, I was pounced upon by a gang of turtles...

officer: can you describe them Mr.Snail?

Mr Snail: no I can't it all happen so fast

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#13 Apr 16, 2013
Don't call them illegal, you might hurt someone's feelings.

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But now I take antidepressants

#14 Apr 16, 2013
Naughtyrobot wrote:
Don't call them illegal, you might hurt someone's feelings.
They're just "Undocumented".....

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#15 Apr 16, 2013
what in the hell is FDA approved

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#16 Apr 16, 2013
ooooooooooops sorry thought FDA was foreign document arrival .. not realizing
it is Food & Drug
diane

Carpentersville, IL

#17 Apr 16, 2013
these snails are gross!

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#18 Apr 16, 2013
Maybe the snails will eat the rogue snakes...

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#19 Apr 16, 2013
WOW!!! Florida is just all messed up now!

Look at the Everglades! Now Huge Snails!

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Powellton WV

#20 Apr 16, 2013
That's just gross...

Keep them down south will 'ya?

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