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The anatomy of a slug – The Bug Chicks

Take a closer look at a slug with entomologists and video educators, The Bug Chicks. Slugs can look forward and backward at the same time, their single foot muscle and skirt move them across the ground, and, similar to a whale, they have a blowhole called a pneumostome. Watch this slug breath:

h/t @darwinsbulldog.

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