PEARLAND, Texas — A Pearland woman is warning others of a potentially dangerous worm she discovered in her backyard.

Marranda Ganucheau told KHOU 11 she first found the long, slimy, black worms on her porch and then realized they were wrapping around and eating snails.

“Slender, black, slimy,” is how Ganucheau describes the worms. “They are just strange looking.”

Ganucheau says a Google search led her to the New Guinea Flatworm and that when she reached out to the Texas Invasive Species Institute (TISI), they confirmed it.

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