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Thursday 16th January 2020, 11.05am (day 3,066)

Baby slug, 16/1/20

The extreme close-up may make this slug look bigger than it was — it was only about half the length of my little finger. A mere baby. I wonder what a slug’s family life is like; probably not very extensive. They get to explore the world in their solitary way from a very early age.

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Slug in (someone else’s) garden

Monday 24th August 2015, 9.55am (day 1,460)

Slug and flowers, 24/8/15

I’m sure that somewhere in the textual ether there’s a better title for this shot but it wouldn’t come to me. I see the slug as a kind of advance scouting party, keeping itself inconspicuous while it checks out the rich pickings ahead. As it wasn’t my garden, I left it to it’s task…

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Baby slug

Monday 23rd July 2012, 6.45pm (day 333)

Baby slug, 23/7/12

Joe was on the first weekday of his summer vacation from school. I’m still at work for another three weeks, however, before I get my summer break. Didn’t get out much today: the best photo opportunity was this visitor, who came in one a lettuce that – against all the odds – has managed to grow into an edible state (for more than one species). Slugs grow up into unpleasant, irritating creatures, but this baby was cute enough in its way.

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