Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Watery Wednesday #89

First, just wanted to say a special thanks to those of you who saw my post last week and left such encourage and supportive words. As long as you all enjoy participating, I will keep this going. So.... it's times to get those eyes wet. AND most importantly, I didn't forget to update the Mr. Linky this week! :-)


My shot this week was a toss up. Did I go for interesting or a pretty shot? I went for interesting and I really wanted to share this. I was walking back to the car at Bolsa Chica Wetlands and I had seen what I thought was a stone in the water. I noticed the same kind of stone was in different spots along the water's edge. When I stopped to really look at it, it was moving!!! It was a huge slug. Sea slug? It's not the best shot but I had to share. This thing was probably the length and width of my forearm just slowly crawling around not far from the water's edge. All in all, not a bad shot considering it is underwater.

RULES: Create your Watery Wednesday post first then come back and enter your name and the link to your post in the spaces provided. Next, just have fun visiting the other entrants to see their posts. If you leave a comment they'll know you've visited and will visit you in return. Have fun!




37 comments:

Tink *~*~* said...

Love it! I collect sea shells. They are nothing more than the empty houses where a snail/slug used to live!

Tink *~*~*

Marie said...

Wow!!! Awesome "thing".
Thank´s for a great job keeping WW up and running. :-)

Ebie said...

That's the biggest slug I have ever seen!

Snap said...

This is my first venture into Watery Wednesday. I love water! Thanks for being here! Cool slug!

NatureFootstep said...

I agree, this is an interesting shot. I have never seen anything like it, and so big. Thanks for sharing.

Greyscale Territory said...

An amazing capture! I have never seen a sea slug like this one! Quite a chunky character! Wonderful shot!

cathy said...

Thats fascinating - I didn't realise they grew so big - looks like it could go on a diet!
BTW thanks for organising WW, don't worry about the knockers - they are all over the place but never get off their rear ends to do anything interesting
Cathy

eileeninmd said...

Could it be a snail? It is an interesting photo! Thanks for sharing.

luna said...

Great shot!
Happy WW!

EG Wow said...

For sure that's the first water slug (sea slug) I have ever seen!

Pam said...

That's an amazing shot, 2sweet. I haven't seen a sea slug before. Your right, its huge.
Have a wonderful weekend :)

ρομπερτ said...

Dreaming of a garden beneath the sea.

What an amazing photography. Haven't seen anything alike before. Please have a wonderful Wednesday.

daily athens

Wira Santosa said...

Wow... a giant sea slug without it's shell. It's amazing! Btw, this is my first participation. Thanks for the space here.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Yow! I'm used to land slugs (we lived in rainy Oregon for many years) but this sea slug is a giant!

Thanks for doing this meme

eden said...

Wow, what a great capture of the giant sea slug.

nuts said...

oh, interesting and real good shot!!! love this meme so much!!

Sara Chapman in Seattle, USA said...

Wow, someone thought you didn't care? Amazing. I see they were Anonymous, too. What a thing to say. I love this meme and it really uplifts me to try to come up to your high standards every week. Thank you so, so much for your creative contribution to the blogosphere.

Judy Sheldon-Walker said...

That was an awesome picture. Thanks for sharing!

Luna Miranda said...

wow! i've never seen that kind of slug before. and it looks like it has a soft shell?! amazing!

chubskulit said...

Beautiful shot!

Marie said...

Hi there...this is my first time linking to your blog...I just love the idea of your watery wednesday. By the way...eewww, that water slug is huge for sure...I thought it was a leopard shark. Thanks for sharing.
-marie

Denise said...

Great shot, what a wonderful little critter to go in your Watery Wednesday post.

SquirrelQueen said...

Amazing shot, I have never seen one before.

Thank you for taking the time to keep this meme going. I know how time consuming it can be especially when you are working. Thanks again.

Steve Borichevsky said...

Don't you just love Bolsa Chica? I used to go there all the time when I lived in Long Beach.

hip chick said...

oh man that is disgusting! Imagine stepping on that while you were swimming...or finding it in your garden? YUCK!

MOO said...

We're going to the islands this summer...I'm really looking forward to the tropical critters. This is an exotic capture!

GreensboroDailyPhoto said...

I love that slug/snail shot. It is as if you have unearthed something primitive! Prehistoric! Unevolved! Great choice.

Jan
GDP

RyHeAnNe said...

Perfect shot! I think I never see this before..

tinasphotoblog said...

It was both interesting and a cool shot you share with us. It sure looks big! :)

B : ) said...

wow - glad you went with interesting! I thought it was a pregnant snail : )

Jew Wishes said...

Very interesting shot...thanks.

Erik "Semlan", Sweden said...

Never seen anything like this. Looks strange, hopefully not dangerous. :-) A nice photo, interesting is just the beginning. I have too look it up and learn more. ;-)

Ladynred said...

What a great find. It's a great shot of slug.

Icy BC said...

Interesting find, and wonderful shot..

RNSANE said...

Great picture but, frankly, I'd prefer not to be in the water with them. I've never been crazy about slugs...and that size, wow!


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Miss Kodee said...

I had no idea slugs got that large. Interesting photo in a squimish sort of way lol

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