Reaching for the sun.

Even gastropods have dreams, it seems. Though slugs and snails have no true eyes to speak of, what few light-sensitive cells they have on the tips of their tentacles lead them on, towards the light.


Slugs are so delicate and with defenses so few that it feels like a miracle that they exist at all.

This is but the first of many critters I managed to capture in Wayanad. With more to come over the next few days and weeks. A Hat-Tip to RASTA for hosting us and a big shoutout to the lovely campus that they have.

Metadata Canon Powershot G11. ISO 80. f/2.8 at 1/25 second. Edited using Picasa 3.8 and Adobe Photoshop CS5. Taken in July 2011 in Wayanad, Kerala, India. 

Reaching for the sun.

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