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Jewels of The Forest

Predators have ravaged Hawaii's native tree snail populations, prompting the state to ramp up efforts to save the treasured creatures

By Timothy Hurley / thurley@staradvertiser.com

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 05, 2014

~~<p>David Sischo still remembers with chagrin the time he and his young brother discovered hordes of snails in his grandparents' yard and began throwing them on the road.</p>
<p>&quot;They were the pest snails that eat your garden but I vividly remember my parents coming out and there were all these snails smashed on the road &mdash; 150 squashed snails.&quot;</p>
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David Sischo still remembers with chagrin the time he and his young brother discovered hordes of snails in his grandparents' yard and began throwing them on the road.

"They were the pest snails that eat your garden but I vividly remember my parents coming out and there were all these snails smashed on the road — 150 squashed snails." Login for more...



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