Slug watch: not suitable for minors

My husband and I took a beautiful fall walk–for a very sad reason–during the day Tuesday, when we were both home from work.  We spotted this pair of European red slugs demonstrating that life goes on, especially when a hermaphrodite slug loves another hermaphrodite slug:

2013-09-24 European red slugs mating - censored copy

As you can see below in the director’s cut, it is, um, not an egg sac that they are either building or feasting upon.  It’s actually the pre-egg sac part of the business:

2013-09-24 European red slugs mating - uncensored

I like to think my mother-in-law would have found this pretty funny.

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