The University of California, Santa Cruz overran its crowdfunding goal of $20,000 last year to do the genetics work on the university mascot, the banana slug
At our first meeting, very soon after we started a short walk, he picked up a banana slug
and folded both hands around it creating a little "slug chamber.
Exploring the Redwoods National Park transcends these statuesque and majestic trees, leading visitors to bio-diverse areas -prairies, oak woodland, wild rivers- with wildlife ranging from the slimy yellow banana slugs
, who enjoy the shade of the redwoods (highlighted at the Banana Slug
Day Celebration) and coastal seabirds to the large Roosevelt Elks, with some weighing up to 1,000 pounds, (best viewed in the Elk Refuge area).
The banana slug
got its name because it looks like a banana.
The banana slug
will bite off its own penis and leave it in the female to prevent any other slug depositing its DNA.
It comes with a CD featuring the words with music, performed by the Banana Slug
Long known for surfers, aging hippies and the banana slug
mascot of its counterculture University of California branch, Santa Cruz is about to blossom into a wine destination when eight wineries cluster in an old industrial park they're calling Westside Wine Village.
slime is "the snottiest stuff around," Denny says.
For that reason, the University of California, Santa Cruz doesn't emphasize that its athletic teams' mascot, a hermaphroditic banana slug
, has been reported to practice apophally, or penis biting.
Apparently, these mushrooms had been tasted and rejected by the giant banana slug
Looks as if the salamander at left has just picked a fresh banana--a banana slug
, that is
A girl in a fluorescent-yellow parka makes a startling picture, offering a matching yellow banana slug
, torchlike, on the end of a stick.