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Baby Slugs Alive and Well in our Pot of Ferns

Although I haven’t seen any banana slugs in the wild for over a month, baby bananas are still living in the pot of ferns on the front porch.  Last week I photographed this baby munching on a piece of lettuce.  … Continue reading

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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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Still visiting

Our “visiting” slug was back again last week. He rode up and down on the garage door. Followed by a half-hour power-glide workout. He’s about 4 inches long — a little guy compared to my pet slug, but a giant … Continue reading

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Wild Slug Rescue

During yesterday’s slugfari, I came across this little guy in the middle of the path nibbling on a seed. A boisterous pack of dogs and people quickly approached behind me. Behind them the sound of a gardener’s leaf blower got … Continue reading

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The New Slug on the Block

Since my pet slug disappeared, I’ve been fostering the baby slugs it left in my fern pot.  I’ve watched them grow larger and larger and eventually leave the pot to fend for themselves in the cold cruel world.  Although there … Continue reading

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People and Banana Slugs Look Different

On slugfari the other day Bob pointed to two banana slugs on the same tree and asked,  “What kind of slugs are those.” “Pacific banana slugs,” I answered. “Are you sure, they all look so different?” “Yes, there is only … Continue reading

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Visiting Slug

This little medium sized guy showed up on our porch Sunday evening.  We pride ourselves on being good hosts, so we offered him some lettuce. He politely looked at it but didn’t eat any. After hanging out for 14 hours, … Continue reading

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Raising Baby Banana Slugs

Snapped a few shots of the baby banana slugs living in the fern pot on my front porch.  They’re cute, huh?   I think I’ll have glossies printed to carry in my wallet. When I see friends and family I … Continue reading

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