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Florida to call on Labrador retrievers to stem Giant Snail invasion

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam holds a shell as he speaks at a news conference about successes in attempts to eradicate the Giant African Land Snail in Miami, Florida August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam holds a shell as he speaks at a news conference about successes in attempts to eradicate the Giant African Land Snail in Miami, Florida August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam holds a shell as he speaks at a news conference about successes in attempts to eradicate the Giant African Land Snail in Miami, Florida August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Skipper
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U.S. Department of Agriculture training specialist Jodi Daugherty walks with 'Bear', a dog trained to detect the Giant African Land Snail, at a news conference about successes in attempts to eradicate the pest in Miami, Florida August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

U.S. Department of Agriculture training specialist Jodi Daugherty walks with 'Bear', a dog trained to detect the Giant African Land Snail, at a news conference about successes in attempts to eradicate the pest in Miami, Florida August 29, 2013....more

U.S. Department of Agriculture training specialist Jodi Daugherty walks with 'Bear', a dog trained to detect the Giant African Land Snail, at a news conference about successes in attempts to eradicate the pest in Miami, Florida August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Skipper
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Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam holds a shell as he speaks at a news conference about successes in attempts to eradicate the Giant African Land Snail in Miami, Florida August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam holds a shell as he speaks at a news conference about successes in attempts to eradicate the Giant African Land Snail in Miami, Florida August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam holds a shell as he speaks at a news conference about successes in attempts to eradicate the Giant African Land Snail in Miami, Florida August 29, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Skipper
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