Agents seize snails found in luggage at airport
ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - It was a surprising find at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents discover two giant African snails in a traveler's luggage.
Two members of the CBP's Beagle Brigade alerted agents to something inside luggage arriving on a flight from Nigeria.
Inside, agents said they found the snails plus prohibited fruits and vegetables.
The traveler wasn't fined but did receive a warning.
The fruit was destroyed.
The snails were turned over to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.