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Giant African snail Achatina fulica

Animals in our sanctuary

Acteo
Date of birth
01-01-2001
Date of arrival
09-11-2015

These African giant snails come from a private owner who no longer wanted to care for the animals. They were taken in as a group and can live together in De Zonnegloed for the rest of their lives.


Basomma
Date of birth
01-01-2001
Date of arrival
09-11-2015

These African giant snails come from a private owner who no longer wanted to care for the animals. They were taken in as a group and can live together in De Zonnegloed for the rest of their lives.


Stropha
Date of birth
01-01-2001
Date of arrival
09-11-2015

These African giant snails come from a private owner who no longer wanted to care for the animals. They were taken in as a group and can live together in De Zonnegloed for the rest of their lives.


Neota
Date of birth
01-01-2001
Date of arrival
09-11-2015

These African giant snails come from a private owner who no longer wanted to care for the animals. They were taken in as a group and can live together in De Zonnegloed for the rest of their lives.


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Features

Size:
12 cm
Nutrition:
Planteneter
Weight:
598 - 704 gram
Age:
3 - 5 jaar
Gestation:
Na 11 - 15 dagen
Status:
Niet bedreigd
Family:
Environment:
Van oorsprong in Kenia en Tanzania

Where does he feel most at home?

The Giant African snail lives in the east of Africa in the soil of the jungle.

What's his favourite food?

They love to eat vegetables and fruits, like apples, endive and carrots. It is known that the snails like to eat from over 500 different plant varieties.

Fun fact

They can feel vibrations through their snail leg, which makes them able to hear their surroundings.

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