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AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
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Sunday, December 12, 2010

A Fancy Slug


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ After even more rain, I found this slug on my verandah.
Its markings seemed quite strange and fascinating!
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Camera Critters #140
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Intense dot patterns
A slug's wide fancy collar
Fascinating shine
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Pic by Gemma Wiseman
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7 comments:

allhorsestuff said...

Peace be unto you as well!
That slug is amazing~

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Gemma! I thought for a minute that you were visiting Oregon! Eugene has a late summer celebration that features crowning of a "Slug Queen" -- a silly take off on beauty pageants. Anyway, the real things are very prevalant here in the spring and summer. I love the photo.

Mike B. said...

Looks like a leopard slug. Nice find! These slugs are actually FAST for a slug, believe it or not.

Iowa Gardening Woman said...

Very interesting! Nice shot.

ladyfi said...

What marvellous markings.

Lara said...

it has an interesting pattern! great photos!

Lynn said...

I'll take a slug any day over our scorpions or centipedes even though the slug looks kind of yucky. :D

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