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Ten Ways Banana Slugs Are Like Dogs

They love to eat. They don’t come when you call. They eat food out of your hands. They poop in the dirt. They wreck your plants. They nap a lot. They don’t like cats. They come in many sizes and … Continue reading

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Read and White and Green All Over

  May 9, 2011* You know how dogs sometimes fetch the newspaper?  Apparently, so do slugs.  What to do? What to do?  I ran inside grabbed my iPhone and snapped my daily slug shot. “Bob, you know that slug I’ve … Continue reading

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Ding Dong the Slug is Gone!

May 3, 2011*   My new morning routine had become: Step on the door mat, look in the fern pot and pick up the paper. “Well, well, well, no slug,”  I said out loud.  The critter had finally moved on.  … Continue reading

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What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate.

May 2, 2011*   It poured the next day.  I stepped onto the doormat, picked up the newspaper and peered into the  pot.  The slug was still languishing on the soil between the ferns. I stuck my nose as close … Continue reading

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