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And Now, a Giant Snail Taking a Shower: VIDEO

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Good morning, everyone. Hope your day is as refreshing as this giant African land snail's.

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. ...and now a little butter and garlic...

    Posted by: Anastasia Beaverhausen | Jul 13, 2012 9:09:33 AM


  2. Je pense que vous avez voulu dire, "et maintenant un peu de beurre et d'ail ..."

    Posted by: Don | Jul 13, 2012 9:27:13 AM


  3. And they should burn their cell phones and iPads too ...

    Posted by: Don | Jul 13, 2012 9:30:24 AM


  4. oops, wrong thread!

    Posted by: Don | Jul 13, 2012 9:30:42 AM


  5. What a revolting "pet". Presumably you can't catch schistosomiasis from them? I can understand lizards, snakes, even tarantulas, but not this.

    Posted by: St. Theresa of Avila | Jul 13, 2012 9:34:09 AM


  6. gross

    Posted by: allan | Jul 13, 2012 9:44:11 AM


  7. Adorable! And this post is exactly why I am glad Andy is back from vacay. It can't all be homophobes and haters and hot dudes. I love these animals posts too. You can just hear the snail going "Ahhhhh". Made my morning!

    Posted by: AJ | Jul 13, 2012 9:54:22 AM


  8. Is tap water good for a snail?

    Posted by: deen | Jul 13, 2012 10:00:38 AM


  9. that was cute in that oddball way which is noice

    dunno if i could have the guts to do it myself, the sensation of having a big snail body on your skin might be to strange to handle

    Posted by: luke | Jul 13, 2012 10:14:24 AM


  10. cute

    Posted by: ratbastard | Jul 13, 2012 10:35:22 AM


  11. St. Theresa, you can catch diseases from 'mainstream' pets too. Toxoplasmosis comes to mind.

    Posted by: Syrax | Jul 13, 2012 10:39:01 AM


  12. these are a very invasive species and in Florida they have become a big problem. They are also dangerous to handle.

    Posted by: Lee | Jul 13, 2012 10:44:04 AM


  13. How do they taste?

    Posted by: Mastik8 | Jul 13, 2012 11:04:59 AM


  14. Tap water is a lot better for a snail than salt water would be! Jus' sayin'...

    Posted by: JSH | Jul 13, 2012 12:36:40 PM


  15. Like a little kitty-cat, it seems to be really enjoying itself, which always moves me with the animal world…

    Posted by: tinkerbelle | Jul 13, 2012 2:51:34 PM


  16. Its so cuuute >3<

    Posted by: Wolf Sawyer | Jul 13, 2012 4:02:13 PM


  17. Adorable!

    Posted by: Chris | Jul 13, 2012 5:20:04 PM


  18. For what I understand the species constitutes a serious pest threat. But it's already in the U.S.A so ENJOY.

    Posted by: YoyeahYo | Jul 13, 2012 5:31:28 PM


  19. Achatina Achatina is an invasive species in the US. They are tasty if prepared properly and served in a pepper soup with rice and dried fish. They die pretty easily if you don't know what you are doing, so be careful and don't bring them to the US.

    Posted by: kenneth | Jul 13, 2012 7:51:15 PM


  20. It's gross.

    Posted by: Armando | Jul 13, 2012 10:38:23 PM


  21. Beautiful creature.

    Posted by: BZ | Jul 14, 2012 10:51:18 PM


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