SLUGS AS CARNIVORES
Donald A. Windsor
As you watch slugs voraciously devour your garden plants, you probably regard them as herbivores. However, they do have a carnivorous side.
Slugs in the species Limax marginata are occasionally seen feasting on road-killed frogs and toads. On our Bullthistle hike Sunday morning 3 September 2017, we encountered this fest of slugs dining on a road-killed Red Eft (larval stage of the Red-spotted Newt).
The photo was snapped by Maryann Weiss on the Truck Trail through the Whaupaunaucau State Forest in North Norwich.
I have heard of using beer to attract slugs, but perhaps road-kill might work better.