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Porcupine(?) slugs


Porcupine(?) slugs
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Copyright: bikramadittya Guha roy (bikram) Silver Star Critiquer [C: 10 W: 0 N: 1] (19)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-10
Categories: Molluscs
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel 2000, 28-80 1:3.5-5.6, fuji 100
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-01-03 4:09
Viewed: 4581
Points: 0
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This was a pair of peculiar slugs I found in Lothian Island, Sundarban (India). During the night they frequented the same brick-laid path (the one I mentioned in another picture). I decided to call these porcupine slugs since I don't know what they are called. One characteristic of these denizens is, if you touch them with a stick they roll into a semi ball kind of shape with the spines sticking out. and also exude a sticky mucous fluid. And they are strictly nocturnal - never seen them in the day.


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