WE’RE BANANAS- FOR SLUGS!
- Pacific banana slugs are the 2nd largest species of terrestrial slug on earth. They grow up to 10 inches long and weigh up to 4 ounces.)
- They can be found from Alaska to California in forests.
- Pacific banana slugs are decomposers. They decompose plant material and animal droppings. They produce very rich soil which is essential to the habitat they live in.
- They are mollusks.
- They have teeth on their tongues.
- Pacific banana slugs have 2 pairs of tentacles. The larger pair detect light and movement. The smaller pair detect chemicals. They can regrow tentacles.
- Pacific banana slugs cover themselves in a layer of mucus to protect from themselves from drying out. This slick slime also helps them breathe.
- They do lay eggs under leaves and cover.
- Pacific banana slugs have one foot that they use to get them around the forest floor.