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Leopard Slug

Limax maximus

Description:

the leopard slug is one of the largest kinds of keeled air-breathing land slug in the world. The adult slug measures 10-20 cm (4-8 in) in length and is generally a light greyish or grey-brown with darker spots and blotches, although the coloration and exact patterning of the body of this slug species is quite variable.

Habitat:

The slugs are almost always found near human habitation — usually in lawns, gardens, cellars or in other damp areas.

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albear1960
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albear1960

Springfield, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Aug 13, 2010
Submitted on Oct 13, 2011

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