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Michael's Slug Page


Slugs come out during wet weather when there is no danger of drying up. Slugs are known for being slow. They are herbivores. The slug that we found is a native American slug. It can grow to be an inch long. It is common in the United States. They often have trees as there main source of food.

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This slug was collected on October 24, 2000 at 4:30 pm (a gray, rainy day. It is magnified 10 times by the microscope.


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Here is a close up of the slug's head, magnified 60 times


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This close up shows the ripples on the side of the slug's body


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This picture shows how the slug is able to climb up the sides of the dish

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