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Ask the Naturalist: Why Are Sea Hares Multiplying In Lake Merritt?

May 26, 2015 by Bay Nature Staff

Nearly 100 giant sea slugs have been spotted in Oakland's Lake Merritt -- and they're breeding! But why? We asked Cal Academy's Terry Gosliner about this sudden influx.

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What native land snails live in the Bay Area?

January 01, 2008 by Michael Ellis

Q: What native land snails live in the Bay Area? Where do the common garden snails come from, and what’s ...

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Why are banana slugs so slimy?

July 01, 2002 by Michael Ellis

Back when I used to teach children about nature, I often relied on a “hook” to keep them focused. Slapping ...

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