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I Brake For Slugs

If I ever were to put bumper stickers on my car, I’d have trouble choosing between these two. Both are true.

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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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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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Slugs and Mushrooms

Slugs love to eat mushrooms. When I import slugfari photos of toadstools or mushrooms into Photoshop, I often discover little tentacled surprises.  As I was shooting multiples of the first photo, a little head popped up. Tiny toadstools on a … Continue reading

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Slugfari Slug Sightings

Fun slug pictures from recent slugfaris for your viewing pleasure.

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Slugfari

Happy weekend!  Enjoy today’s slugfari photos. Banana slug. Banana slug. Baby slug leaving a mushroom after breakfast. Does this slug think that by climbing a similarly colored tree and wearing moss it’s invisible? Not a slug. Beautiful banana slug on … Continue reading

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How Long Would it Take a Banana Slug to Finish a Marathon?

A marathon is 26 miles plus 365 yards Which is also 137,280 feet  +  1095 feet  =  138,375  feet (or 1,660,500 inches) A banana slug can travel  6.5 inches per minute How long will it take a slug to glide … Continue reading

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How to Spot a Slug on a Tree

Spotting a slug on a tree in the forest can be tricky. But, lucky for you, you know me and I can tell you how! As you walk in the woods carefully scan the forest around you. Keep your eyes … 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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