Ninja Slug
“Oh, you’ll see me coming.”

Scientists have discovered 123 new species of animals, insects and plants in the Heart of Borneo, a protected region since 2007.

Among them is the green and yellow colored Ibycus rachelae, dubbed the “Ninja Slug.” The name isn’t derived from its stealthiness but rather from its martial arts style of love making.

The Ninja Slug shoots its mate with “love darts” made of calcium carbonate and spiked with hormones that increase the odds of successful reproduction.

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