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Max Cotton
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Do slugs drown?
 Serious question - do slugs drown if beds are actually under water? We had over an inch of rain this afternoon and they say every cloud has a silver lining...
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I certainly hope so...
 Thanks for that... needed a good chuckle...The thing I keep telling myself is... at least I'm not the only one! 
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Apparently, yes!
According to this US websitehttp://ipm.ncsu.edu/AG136/slugintr.htmlslugs can withstand brief periods of immersion under water, although they drown after several hours.
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