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