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Ghost Crab

Ocypode quadrata

Description:

This one was a baby. It was found when we were digging a hole at the beach. His tiny claws didn't do any damage when he got my finger.

Habitat:

Sandy areas.

Notes:

They enjoy sunflower seed shells. We were eating the seeds and dropping the shells and the crabs would come out and snag them and take them back to their holes.

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3 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

I've moved this to arthropods for you.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Deffinately Emma, I always wonder to see eye structure of Crabs...They are really amazing..!!

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

very adorable big eyes!

rourkestar
Spotted by
rourkestar

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jun 23, 2010
Submitted on Jul 1, 2011

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