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The Ten Best Banana Slugfari Photos of 2011 Part 2

Another 10 best photos of banana slugs taken during slugfaris in 2011! (There were so many this is part 2 of 2 — so, there are actually 20, but who’s counting?)

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Ten Best Banana Slug Photos of 2011 Part 1

The 10 best photos of banana slugs taken during slugfaris in 2011! (There were so many this is part 1 of 2 — so, there are actually 20, but who’s counting?)

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2011 – The Year of My Pet Slug

In 2011 a big, beautiful banana slug took up residence in a pot of ferns on our front porch for 6 months. My Pet Slug napping in the fern pot. (Right center in pot.) The wood grate is our welcome … Continue reading

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A Long COLD Winter

Since the banana slugs moved out of the front yard and into the forest, I’ve been walking in the woods to see them in nature. But now the forest is covered with leaves and it’s nearly impossible to spot my … Continue reading

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Almost Invisible

This time of year in the forest, banana slugs are difficult to see.  Some are underneath the piles of fallen leaves and some blend in on top of the layers. Like a kid on Christmas morning, I shriek with glee … Continue reading

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Slugfari

Last week I spent four days in California helping out an aging parent which meant no slugfaris. The travel and stress culminated in a juicy head cold that has turned me into one of my subjects – a slug. On … Continue reading

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Slugfari: Finding Beauty

Slugfari is like a treasure hunt. With each step, I scan my surroundings for terrestrial mollusks. These strange-looking creatures make beautiful photographic subjects. Their delightful tentacles. Their ability to glide across rough surfaces. Their beautiful colors and textures. Their interesting … Continue reading

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Fall Colors in the Forest

When I was young we used to sing a song in the fall. “Autumn leaves are falling down… …red and yellow… gold and brown.” Leaves aren’t the only color I see on slugfari. Pink toadstools. Green moss. Beige and brown … Continue reading

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Late Fall, Less Slugs, Lots of Goodies

In the fall it becomes more and more difficult to see slugs in the forest. Colorful leaves provide cover for them to hide under and blend into. However, when I see a toadstool or mushroom, nine times out of ten … Continue reading

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Yellow Slugs with No Spots

As a follow up on my story about spotted banana slugs earlier this week, and because I am compelled as slug reporter observer  to not to take sides in the controversial spotted-slug versus non-spotted slug issue, today’s post is about … Continue reading

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