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Horseshoe Crab

Limulus polyphemus

Description:

Exoskeletons from molting horseshoe crabs washed up on the beach. I thought they were dead horseshoe crabs at first, but these were hollow shells with the fronts split open where the animals crawled out during their annual molt.

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Mandy Hollman
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Mandy Hollman

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Nov 26, 2015
Submitted on Nov 27, 2015

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