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Why does salt kill slugs?
The answer, in a word, is osmosis: the process that occurs when a solution meets a permeable membrane. … When you sprinkle salt on a slug, it mixes with the water in the mucus that the slug secretes to help it move around, creating a salt-water solution.Jun 8, 2016

Why Does Salt Kill Slugs? | Mental Floss

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