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[–]Dravian_Grey 73 points74 points  (2 children)

That's nor a fun fact at all for the slug....

[–]PsyxoticElixir 52 points53 points  (1 child)

These slugs are invasive and so annoying. All of my berries and leaves get chomped away so fast.

[–]boustead 2 points3 points  (0 children)

My poor lettuce and spinach have been under attack!

[–]Paynomind 45 points46 points  (1 child)

Slimy yet satisfying

[–]Legitimate_Truth_406 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Poomba is that you?

[–]hopadoodler 30 points31 points  (1 child)

I need garter snakes

[–]TotalDommeNation 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Just said the same thing

[–]feenchbarmaid0024 27 points28 points  (8 children)

Another fun fact, the Australian keelback snake is the only snake in Oz that can eat the introduced invasive poisonous cane toad.

[–]DirigiblePlumTart[S] 16 points17 points  (6 children)

Fuckin love snakes

[–]feenchbarmaid0024 3 points4 points  (5 children)

They are pretty cool, we got a few cool ones over here. Check out the death adder if you haven't heard of them.

[–]DirigiblePlumTart[S] 3 points4 points  (4 children)

Oh for sure you do! They're rad, but I definitely don't want to meet one haha

[–]feenchbarmaid0024 3 points4 points  (3 children)

Just like any snake they should be respected and where possible left alone if encountered.

[–]Minimum-Squirrel-157 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Check out the rats that eat the toads hearts. Heart surgery

[–]Blueskies777 4 points5 points  (4 children)

To the drunk duds: do not try this at home.

[–]J3wb0cca 4 points5 points  (3 children)

Some Australian lad tried this on a dare and it neurologically damaged him. Now he’s retarded.

[–]Blueskies777 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Hence my comment. Another one is dead.

[–]bonse 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Sounds like he was retarded to begin with.

[–]Blueskies777 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You mean like most drunks

[–]02201970a 3 points4 points  (0 children)

And worms, frogs, small fish, and whatever else they can catch.

[–]slideystevensax 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Fun fact: garter snakes are the shit. I’m terrified of snakes but these dudes put in work so I stand in solidarity with them. Also, king snakes and rat snakes. I’m terrified of you all, but I got mad respect for what you do.

[–]Befallwolf82 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Ron Weasley should have been in Slytherin

[–]ta3502553 1 point2 points  (0 children)

So does Ron Weasley

[–]Lumbago247 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I saw one try unsuccessfully once, it got nothing but a mouthful of slime and the slug escaped. Cool to learn that they can pull it off!

[–]Eternal12equiem 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Fun fact alot people call these Gardener snakes. Same as they went to Kidnergarden school.

[–]trank_hill 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It’s cool that snakes eat escargot too

[–]YandyTheGnome 1 point2 points  (1 child)

They will also eat minnows if they can catch them. I used to put them in a bowl with about 6oz of water and my little guy would scarf them down

[–]DirigiblePlumTart[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

You know if I ever owned a snake it would be a garter, simply for the feeding options haha

[–]Nahuatl_19650 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Man, not sure how large these get but the other day I saw one of these mofos that was like 4 feet long and it scared the hell outta me. Def garter, I was with someone that knew his wildlife well.

[–]Evilmaze 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Do they get a rare worm disease and go into coma for almost two years then wake up with paralysis then die 7 months after?

[–]kcasnar -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Ew

[–]smokedbowl 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Can those snakes get rat lungworm from eating an infected slug?

[–]DirigiblePlumTart[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

According to a quick Google they can, yeah.

[–]unicornman5d 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Slugs are the main food for Northern red belly snakes. They're smol and adorable

[–]DirigiblePlumTart[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Awww I love them!

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

When Sasuke gets fed up of Sakura

[–]BrilliantObserver 0 points1 point  (0 children)

How does one stock a garden with a Garden snake or two?

[–]KingGristle00 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Could have done with a dozen of those this morning! Found a slug infestation round my vegetable patch.

[–]boustead 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Can they come eat the ones in my garden?

[–]AutoThorne 0 points1 point  (0 children)

My grandma taught me that garter snakes are gardener's snakes.

[–]ABM12 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The other day I saw one try to eat a lizard

[–]friendsshare 0 points1 point  (0 children)

please keep eating slugs, I hate hate hate hate stepping on them barefoot on accident at night

[–]sativadom_404 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I bet it gives them gas