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17-14: Nautilus Mandala

Download Mandala of the Week #14

Continuing with another somewhat abstract design, this week we have my take on a rather intriguing sea creature: the… 173 kata lagi

Mandala To Color

A Rosy Picture in the Garden

Dateline: June 15, 2012*

Most people cringe with the mention of snails in the garden. Often terrestrial snails are given a bad rap. In Florida we have about 140 native and exotic snail and slug species. 354 kata lagi

Florida

A fact

Cuttlefish have ‘w’ shaped eyes.

See:

And then there’s this:

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Dilation!

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Animals

Slug

Pest: Slug (Deroceras reticulatum, Lehmannia poirieri, L.v alentiana, Limacus flavus, Milax gagates)

Pest Type: Mollusk phylum

Major Identifying Features: Lack of spiral shell, secretes mucus, hermaphrodites (all have the potential to lay eggs), adults lay an average of 3-40 batches of clear, oval to round eggs beneath leaves, in soil cracks, and in other protected areas… 228 kata lagi

Brown Garden Snail

Pest: Brown Garden Snail (Cornu aspersum)

Pest Type: Mollusk phylum

Major Identifying Features: Spiral shell, secretes mucus, hermaphrodites (all have the potential to lay eggs), adults lay an average of 80 spherical, pearly white eggs into a hole in the soil… 235 kata lagi