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Snails versus Slugs (and Friends)!

We have brought you the outstanding time lapse photography of Mochimochi Land in the past, but these new works are breathtaking. No-holds-barred snail on slug rumpus! “The Great Foot Race!” Friends below the fold

A new scientific paper has shown a strange, deceptive adaptation in the Maculinea butterflies of North Western Europe–an adaptation that has caused a genetic race between the butterflies and many different species of ants. The butterflies’ caterpillar larvae emit a powerful smell that tricks the ants into believing that they are in fact ant larvae.…