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A Thriving Community of Banana Slugs

What do giant green hermaphroditic banana slugs tell us about what it means to be a vital community?
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The Banana Slug - Nature's Giant Recycler

Odd : The Presurfer (last year)

image credit Perhaps it is the mucus, perhaps the snake-like appearance or the habit of many species of slug to regard your garden and the carefully cultivated plants within as dinner - but the slug generally has a pretty bad press.... Read Post

Maybe Abstinence IS The Answer: Banana Slugs Try To Bite Each Other's Wieners Off After Mating

Odd : Geekologie (2 years ago)

Banana slugs are hermaphrodites and have both a dingaling (that comes out of the top of it's head -- think unicorn, but with a dong instead of a horn) and hoo-ha (I'm ten). So when they mate they usually both give and receive. But w... Read Post

The perilous world of banana slug sex

Odd : Boing Boing (2 years ago)

Banana slugs are hermaphrodites. Every slug has both a penis (which pops out of a pore on its head, like you do) and a vagina. Or, rather, every slug should have a penis. The truth is that quite a few of them don't and the story beh... Read Post


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