Florida's Seven Most Invasive Species: Giant Mosquitoes, African Snails, Feral Cats, and More

Every couple of weeks, Florida media trumpet a new invasion from some awful creature. Already in 2013, scientists have warned us about giant mosquitoes, giant rats, and giant snails (oh. my.).

Little can be done to stop them. But the least New Times could do is prepare loyal readers for the next invasion. We've made a guide of the seven most terrifying invasive species you could (nay, will!) encounter in Florida this summer. And we answer the most important question of all: Are they edible?

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Matt Levin