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Giant snails?

This is a discussion on Giant snails? within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Originally Posted by OrchidAddict I had to look... I just had to... I couldn't help ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by OrchidAddict View Post
    I had to look... I just had to... I couldn't help myself. Here's a pic from the internet...

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    That's just insane.
    That's just an adolescent

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    Quote Originally Posted by pavel View Post
    Believe they're supposed to be pretty good eating. As far as possible internal parasites, Angela, pretty much the same story with any food animal -- make sure it is cooked properly.
    I wouldn't take chances....................The snails also carry a parasitic rat lungworm that can cause illness in humans, including a form of meningitis, Feiber said, although no such cases have yet been identified in the United States.

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