Tag: invertebrate

The Horseshoe Crab

horseshoe crab

The horseshoe crab (family Limulidae) is a strange creature that remains a fascinating topic for scientists everywhere. They are not “crabs”, but living fossils. Today, they still resemble their Jurassic relatives. They are some of the favorite food items of sea turtles along the East coast. There are five pairs legs under the horseshoe-shaped body. All […]

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