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Critter quiz #291175
07/31/08 04:33 PM
07/31/08 04:33 PM
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Critter quiz

Gardner found this in a flower bed today, and neither he nor the gardner next door had ever seen one before even though they have both lived on the island forever.....it's got scaly skin like a snake, but little foot pods on the bottom side....flips itself over immediately when you try to turn it over...any ideas? Bigger than a grub...weird
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Re: Critter quiz [Re: shuffles] #291188
07/31/08 05:21 PM
07/31/08 05:21 PM
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its a baby "sand worm"........just kidding!! Wow....it is weird looking. does it have teeth or a sucker type mouth?? (not joking here. really curious)

Guess I should have asked how big it was before asking the above question. Hard to tell in these pics. confused

Last edited by Photo Lady; 07/31/08 05:24 PM.
Re: Critter quiz [Re: Photo Lady] #291196
07/31/08 05:51 PM
07/31/08 05:51 PM
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it's pretty cool! Is it a slug of some kind? One with no voice wink

Re: Critter quiz [Re: NYgal] #291228
07/31/08 09:32 PM
07/31/08 09:32 PM
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??????????????????????
Maybe you have discovered a new species?


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Re: Critter quiz [Re: azbob] #291236
07/31/08 10:19 PM
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Looks like a big ol CUTWORM....that's what we have like that here in Calif!???


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Re: Critter quiz [Re: cheshire54] #291254
08/01/08 06:44 AM
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The cutworms in the midwest hung out on tomato plants and were bright green. This thing has a wide mouth, (like a snake)...in the second picture it's mouth and face are partially covered up with sand. ...it's about two and a half inches long.....and no signs of plants dying or dead around where it was, so I don't think it's a grub of any kind. At least not any kind I have ever seen. Much bigger than the kinds of grubworms we used to have in the US, and those were white, without scales. Puzzling.


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