Latest Hermit crabs Stories
Citing the recent discovery of a major colony of King crabs near Antarctica, some global warming alarmists theorize that rising temperatures have allowed the crabs to claim territory that was previously uninhabitable. According to a new review, the crabs are not newly established settlers; they've been there all along.
A new species of crab found along the Belize Barrier Reef has been named in honor of the scientist who discovered it.
We all know that crabs walk sideways--it’s because that’s the way their legs bend. This side-walking trait allows them to move quickly into and out of small holes and crevasses to escape potential threats.
In their search for larger homes, land-based hermit crabs will socialize with their fellow decapods only to force them out of their shells and claim it for their own, researchers from the University of California-Berkeley have discovered.
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