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Apple snails

EvergladesLake Okeechobee
Larger, non-native apple snails from South American that can grow to the size of a baseball are spreading in Lake Okeechobee. They produce more eggs than Florida native apple snails, which can grow to the size of a golf ball. That has beefed up the food supply for the endangered Everglades... By Paul Gray of Audubon of Florida
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