Banana Slugs are the second largest slug in the world and can reach 8 inches in lenght. These slugs are found in moist habitats in the West Coast of the US.
These slugs have up to 27,000 tiny teeth on their tongue that they use to chew their food, which is mainly vegetation, their favorite is mushrooms.
Banana slugs have 2 sets of tentacles, one for sight and one for smell.
The slimy coating that numbs other organisms that try to eat it.
They burrow in leaves and logs during a drough and coat themselves in slime to prevent them drying out.
You can wash your slug with soap and water.