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Slug Sex and Bubble Rafts: Nature's Most Unusual Slime

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Published on Mar 5, 2018

Slime videos have been a popular trend on YouTube recently, but there are a few animals with their own versions of slime, which they use for some very cool things!

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Sources:
Slime composition
https://www.acs.org/content/dam/acsor...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1...
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/...

Hagfish
http://jeb.biologists.org/content/213...
https://gizmodo.com/ooey-gooey-hagfis...
https://gizmodo.com/hagfish-slime-is-...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bta18...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1...
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/scienc...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2...

Slug
http://web.mit.edu/nnf/research/pheno...
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2...
https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.or...
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-s...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti...
http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/201501...
https://www.wired.com/2015/09/absurd-...

Violet sea snail
https://news.nationalgeographic.com/n...
https://www.livescience.com/16476-bub...
http://www.cell.com/current-biology/a...
http://ur.umich.edu/1112/Oct17_11/276...
http://www.mesa.edu.au/atoz/Violet_Se...

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://www.nature.com/articles/srep3...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...

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