TRIBONIOPHORUS AFF.GRAEFFEI

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An eight inch long hot pink slug! They can keep 'em down under!
     Posted By: patty - Tue Jun 04, 2013
     Category: Nature





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Gross! I am very glad they are not around here!
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 06/04/13 at 01:43 AM
Sluggo and Sluggetta live outside our back door. I feel sorry for them (they're domicillicly challenged snails down on their luck you know) so I roll them up and push them back into the drain every morning before it gets hot.

So, do you think that if I start feeding them food coloring that they'd turn colors?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 06/04/13 at 02:04 AM
What color are you going to dye them sweetie?
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 06/04/13 at 02:26 AM
I've been giving this some thought. I do like the color purple but I'd not see them thought of as outcasts from others of their species. Greece doesn't have the discrimination laws we do in the US and I wonder if that color would keep them from, eventually, finding a mobile home to live in.

My head hurts from all this heavy pondering so I think I'll take a nap now.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 06/04/13 at 03:23 AM
I have experience with one of its cousins, Ariolimax columbianus. Pretty much the same size and bright yellow.
Posted by KDP on 06/04/13 at 11:42 AM
Impressive! Looks like something that should be hanging off a big dog! :lol: :coolsmile:
Posted by Tyrusguy on 06/04/13 at 03:09 PM
Domestic violence is a problem in the species. The female always gets slugged during sex. :cheese: 🙄
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 06/04/13 at 06:14 PM
I thought that too ty! LOL BD! A big yellow slug?? :sick:
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 06/04/13 at 10:36 PM
Oh yeah, patty. Look for "Banana Slug". People in California keep them as pets. If you put some feathers on them they could pass for a parrot.
Posted by KDP on 06/05/13 at 11:04 AM
With slugs, there's no females to be slugged during sex. They have both male and female organs with some species penis fencing for the right to impregnate the other. After banana slugs mate, each partner chews off the other's penis. Aren't you glad you're human?
Posted by Mark on 06/05/13 at 03:40 PM
The first rule is NEVER BITE! Banana slugs look just like the ones above, only bright yellow. So, still, YUCK!
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 06/05/13 at 10:04 PM
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