Giant African Land Snail
Giant African Land Snail at the Agricultural Science Unit
Giant African land snails are nocturnal, moving around at night to feed on a wide range of plants.
Their conical shell is a brown colour with weak darker markings that appear as bands across the spiral, although the colouration can vary..
Found in agricultural areas, coast land, natural forest, planted forests, shrub lands, urban areas, and wetlands
Common Name : Giant African Land Snail
Scientific Name : Lissachatina fulica
Type : Gastropoda
Diet : Omnivore
Avarage Life Span in Captivity : 5-6 years
Size: 7-10 cm
Weight : 250 grams
These snails are hermaphrodites, which means that each snail has both male and female reproductive organs