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The Hermit Crab

I saw a beautiful shell underneath my stilt house and when I picked it up to investigate, a living crab was stuffed inside. I placed it closer to the water but the next day it was underneath the house again in the same place. I like to think that it might have been headed for […]

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It Has Eyes

The Hermit Crab was washed up during high tide and was struggling to get back into the sea. It uses the shell of other crabs and as it grows abandons house to find a larger one. It is called a hermit because of its habit of living in a second hand shell by comparison to […]

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