Leopard Slug

Monday, June 27th 2011

Hipswell School visited and in contrast to the last school visit on Thursday, it was sunny and warm.  Amongst today's exciting finds  were diving beetle larva and adults, Water Scorpion, Ringlet Butterflies and this most beautifiul Leopard Slug!

Leopard Slug

Special thanks to Josh for helping out today and for giving the children an insight into the gruesome underwater world and its dwellers at the pond-dipping platforms!


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