Albert R. Mead

  • The Giant Snails

    A giant African snail has broken loose from its native habitat and is now on the rampage. It has devastated parts of Hawaii and the Orient and within recent months has made its stealthy appearance in California, having been brought bach on salvaged war material. ALBERT R. MEADof the Zoology Department of the University of Arizona began investigating the giant snail in British West Africa in 1944: he is leading the campaign for state and Federal quarantine laws with which to protect oar crops from this ruthless invader.