Submitted by David Nicholls on Sun, 19/03/2017 - 10:10

The Golden Shelled Slug has been found in Leicestershire for only the second time and 30 years after the only previous record. Saharima Roenisch discovered this spectacular slug at Welford Road Cemetery where the rich soil probably suits its underground lifestyle feeding on earthworms. This slug is particularly unusual as it is one of a small group that retain a tiny vestigial shell at the end of its body. Read more.