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What is this creature in my garden?

Zone Lahore, Pakistan | kmehmood added on June 9, 2019 | Answered

I am sharing its photos I took just an hour ago. I have few of these in my garden. Each one is around 2-3 inches long and 1 inch wide. It moves really slow and I normally witness it during the night in wet/humid places of the garden. They hide during the day. Can you please tell me details about it and if it is safe for my garden?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on June 9, 2019

Those are slugs. Essentially snails without shells. (They are a different species of course, but you get the idea)

They are a bad thing in your garden. This article will help you to get rid of them: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/kill-garden-slugs.htm

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