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Conservation biology

Where slugs may safely graze

Grazing animals mow meadows to useful effect. From the results of experiments on newly established grassland, one such grazer, the little-considered slug, evidently has a big and beneficial influence on plant diversity.

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Moore, P. Where slugs may safely graze. Nature 436, 35–36 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1038/436035a

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