Monday, October 26, 2009

Feeling Sluggish

So... you know how on rainy days, tons of earthworms come out onto the pavement because the soil is too saturated? Well, we have one of those days today. (That's right 1.5 days of sun, and now we're back to rainy...) Anyhow, in addition to worms, there are tons of slugs on the sidewalk. I was counting them and stopped at 30, and this was just walking next to our school building, so probably within the span of 100 feet. There were almost as many slugs as worms, but the slugs looked healthier. I have never noticed slugs coming onto pavement on rainy days before, so I'm a bit baffled. Here's a slug on the sidewalk:

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