A dog ‘tail’ of two snails

For two dogs in Hawaii…

“Their job en-“tails” sniffing through some of Oahu’s most beautiful forests looking for the Euglandina rosea (Rosy wolfsnail), a common predator of the endangered Achatinella, commonly known as the Oahu, or kahuli, tree snail.”

“The Rosy wolfsnail is a cannibal snail that was first introduced to Hawaii in 1955 to eradicate the Giant African snail.

However, the Rosy wolfsnail traveled to higher elevations in the mountains of Oahu, where it discovered a new meal, the endangered Oahu tree snail…”



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