"I watched a snail crawl along the edge of a straight razor. That's my dream. That's my nightmare. Crawling, slithering, along the edge of a straight razor ... and surviving"
Marlon Brando as Colonel Kurtz. APOCALYPSE NOW.
To us, slug and snail slime is gooey and gross but the mucus is one of nature's best lubricants and allows a mollusc to glide over sharp objects unharmed. But something as razor sharp as, well - a razor blade? Watch the video and see.
Footage from a film I'm producing about all things sluggish and slimy.
Steve Downer wildlife-cinematography.co.uk