These Horrifying Sea Slugs Smell Like Watermelon Candies

These fun looking sea slugs have a few unique features, not the least of which is the fact that they defend themselves by smelling like watermelon candies.

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Sources:
https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.1989.0042
https://doi.org/10.1080/10236249209378807
https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.14178
https://doi.org/10.1007/PL00012669
https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01633100
https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/animals-a-to-z/melibe
https://www.centralcoastbiodiversity.org/hooded-nudibranch-bull-melibe-leonina.html

Images:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Melibe_leonina_feeding.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Melibe_leonina_at_Monterey_Bay_Aquarium_in_2016.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Melibe_leonina_from_Santa_Cruz,_California.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Doriopsilla_BEP_7795.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Melibe_leonina,_Big_Sur_2.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/whole-and-sliced-ginger-gm174822165-22729003
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/green-forest-gm1173733640-326122715

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