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Invasion of slugs in the east

Scientists at the John Innes Centre in Norwich are leading the fight against the invasion of Spanish slugs.

They were first identified in East Anglia in January and scientists now fear they'll come back in greater numbers.

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Fight to save gardens from Spanish slugs

Scientists in Norwich are fighting to save our gardens from a new predator, the Spanish Slug.

The Anglia region first came under attack earlier this year and experts say it poses more of a threat to our plants than our own native slug species.

A website has been set up called "Slug Watch" so people can record their slug sightings. It's hoped it will help scientists discover more about these creatures.

If you want to go to the"Slug Watch" website, simply click on the link below.

http://news.jic.ac.uk/2013/10/slugwatch/

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