The banana slug above is among the creatures that inhabit the Walter R. Briggs Old Growth Forest Area, 275 acres of forest near Arlington. Get an up-close look at some of the small wonders that live there in our photo gallery.
Read more about Walter Briggs and the forest in our series, The Forest:
Part 1: Meet the man who saved the ancient woods from the saw.
Part 2: Follow along as we venture deep into the forest.