A case of mistaken identity: Big snail is beneficial, not bad

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POSTED: Monday, May 13, 2013 - 6:00am

UPDATED: Monday, May 13, 2013 - 6:14am

It was a rosy wolf snail, a predator of snails

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a case of mistaken identity sparked a false alarm this week when word spread that the giant African snail - a voracious mollusk that poses a potential health threat to humans - had come to town.

To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/life/article/A-case-of-mistaken-identity-Big-snail-is-4502976.php?cmpid=houtexhcat

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