Newly discovered species

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Long-tailed slug

Found only in the state of Sabah in Borneo, the long-tailed slug was first described as a new species in 2008.

Somewhat intermediate in appearance between a slug and a snail, the long-tailed slug has a small, partially visible shell.

It is known to fire harpoon-like ‘love darts’ at its mate, giving it the nickname of ‘ninja slug’.