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Leopard Slug

Leopard Slug (Limax maximus) photographed 23 August 2010 by B Crowley

Leopard Slug (Limax maximus) photographed 23 August 2010 by B Crowley

Leopard Slug (Limax maximus)
This is one enormous and beautiful slug (if it is possible for slugs to be beautiful).
This individual was found taking an exploratory tour of the barbecue during the recent rainy weather.
(23 August 2010)

Leopard Slug (Limax maximus) photographed 23 August 2010 by B Crowley

Leopard Slug (Limax maximus) photographed 23 August 2010 by B Crowley

Leopard Slug (Limax maximus)
The same specimen as shown left, stretched out to his (?) full length of around 15cm.
(23 August 2010)

Leopard Slug (Limax maximus) photographed 23 August 2010 by B Crowley

Leopard Slug (Limax maximus) photographed 23 August 2010 by B Crowley

Leopard Slug (Limax maximus)
This is a different individual to the one above, but found at the same time in the same vicinity – presumably the other half of a pair.
(23 August 2010)


Group: Mollusca
Order: Gastropoda
Family: Limacidae
Species: Limax maximus
Common Name: Leopard Slug
Author: B Crowley

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