Category Archives: Slugfari

The Camera Loves You, Baby!

While I wait for banana slugs to emerge from hibernation, I’ve been experimenting with a macro shots. Banana slugs are large enough to not require a macro lens, but the little non-native slugs who are still active are much more … Continue reading

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Winter Slugs

I should be thrilled that the Pacific Northwest is experiencing a mild winter, but I miss banana slugs. [Cue the violins.] Apparently the inconsiderate little jerks hibernate in the winter. I have no idea when they will come out of … Continue reading

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The 10 Best European Slug Photos of 2011

OK, OK, they’re invasive.  But this post is about photos. Even these big brown moving turd-lovers can be pretty.

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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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It’s Too Cold for Slugs, but…

For over two weeks we’ve had freezing temperatures at night and in the morning.  Most days it gets above freezing in the afternoon, but slugs are sluggish this time of year. However, regardless, but and all those exception words — … 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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Stuff Growing on Trees

Lichens, fungus, moss and all the “stuff” that grows in the forest provide color, texture and points of visual and photographic beauty that we non-scientist types appreciate. This stuff is everywhere in nature and often overlooked.  My goal for 2012 … Continue reading

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More Little Guys

Yesterday’s slugfari post was full of little slugs climbing up and down trees.  Today, more small slugs! Lately, it’s been difficult to spot big banana slugs. This time of year they hang out atop or under the deep cover of … Continue reading

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