A person uses two hands to hold a single snail from an air cargo shipment of 67 live snails that arrived July 1 at Los Angeles International Airport.
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A person uses two hands to hold a single snail from an air cargo shipment of 67 live snails that arrived July 1 at Los Angeles International Airport.

Giant African snails seized at Los Angeles airport

By KRYSTA FAURIA

Associated Press

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LOS ANGELES — Inspectors at Los Angeles International Airport seized an unusually slimy package — 67 live giant African snails that are a popular delicacy across West Africa.

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