Slug standing up

‘Look, a slug standing up’ called my 7 year old daughter. I went over by her and watched. Indeed, a Spanish Slug, Arion vulgaris, reared up as high as it could go in between some pots, and waved its body from side to side. After some time it bent over itself turning round, touching its mucus pore with its head. I had seen this behaviour previously described in Rowson and colleagues’ FSC guide ‘Slugs of Britain and Ireland’:

‘Arionids are sometimes seen rearing up off the ground, as if…

Source: BugBlog

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