Slugs Got Purpose Too


Maybe it’s hard to believe but these little things are beneficial to life. You see they are a HUGE food source for other wildlife (like birds, mammals & more) but aside from being a devine meal to some they have other purposes. Read on to learn about our sluggish friends. • They eat decomposing vegetation, so ecologically they’re a bonus.

• ........

• Well okay maybe that’s it.....


But here is some other tidbits of info:


• They‘re basically a muscular foot with a gut.

• They have hard teeth unlike their squishy slimy bodies. (Like they can have up to 100,000 in their oral cavety).


And yeah... that’s them! You can learn more at the links listed below.



Sources:


https://www.bbcwildlife.org.uk/gardeners-guide-slugs-snails


https://www.google.com/amp/s/slate.com/technology/2009/04/the-life-story-of-a-slug.am


https://www.discoverwildlife.com/animal-facts/insects-invertebrates/why-we-should-love-slugs/



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