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I have always had pets, all my life, and some have been rather exotic.  I have had red crabs, toitoise, terrapins, lizards, newts etc, and now we have Giant African Land Snails.

I have been reading up on them, and they are quite interesting.  I bought them a cuttlefish and put it in the tank, and within a few minutes they were all over it chewing away, and you could hear them munching at it.  I know they don’t have teeth in the real sense, but it sounded like they did.  They have a Radula, which has “teeth” up to quarter of a million it seems, and they use that to eat their food.

They are not all that big at the moment, so not really giants, but they are a hell of a lot bigger than the ones that we see in the garden.

 

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