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Name: Allyson L. H.
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Age: 20s
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Date: 10/1/2003


Question:
Why do slugs dry out when salt is poured on them?


Replies:
Slugs do not have a protective outer covering or shell to prevent the salt absorbing the moisture from their skin and body.

J. Elliott


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