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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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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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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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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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Slugs with Spots

Spots are like monograms on slugs. Each spotted slug’s spots are unique. A few weeks ago while on slugfari, I came across a slug in the forest that looked like my pet slug (who left the front yard in October … Continue reading

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Small Wild Slugs

When you aren’t finding large slugs on slugfari, look for little ones. Look for them on trees. Little slugs climb higher up trees than large ones. Often you’ll find more than one small slug on a tree. They love to … Continue reading

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Come on Slugfari with Me!

Today I take you on a tour of my daily slugfari. The path starts with a pond. For two years beavers made dams here. Heading into the forest. The path winds around and climbs. The trail follows follows a creek, … Continue reading

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Banana Slug Color Variation

I’m constantly amazed by the incredible variations in banana slugs’ colors and markings. Each slug is a visual masterpiece. Yellow. Spotted buff. Greenish-tan. Nearly black. Tan. Green and spots. Sienna. Soft yellow. Taupe.

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Mystery Stuff

What is this?  It’s bigger than my head. I mean it’s ENORMOUS! Lichens? Fungus? Something else? It’s growing on a dead tree in the forest. And it’s 8-10 feet off the ground. Nature is art.

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