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Old 05-30-2010, 02:03 PM   #1
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Found this unique crab on a tidal walk yesterday. Really amazing.
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Beautiful! Thanks for posting it.
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Old 05-30-2010, 07:36 PM   #3
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Wow! (As a man of too many words, I can think of nothing to add)
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Found this unique crab on a tidal walk yesterday. Really amazing.
Wow! that is a *wild* looking guy! Nature is amazing!
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Beautiful crawly creature! We have the horseshoe crabs in abundance now. They are mating and laying their eggs in the surf. The migrating red knots and other birds eat their eggs before they continue on their long journeys.

I have to say that I've never seen a crab like yours!
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Old 05-31-2010, 01:47 PM   #6
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It was a great day out I photographed a lot of stuff, some were really amazing. This is a red nudibranch with its egg rings on its main food source the red sponge.
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It was a great day out I photographed a lot of stuff, some were really amazing. This is a red nudibranch with its egg rings on its main food source the red sponge.
It reminds me of a plate at some fancy restaurant where the portions are too small and the prices too high--not that I've ever been to one.

Nature is amazing...and strange. Most people have no clue--I'm one of them. Thanks for the picture and the education.
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Found this unique crab on a tidal walk yesterday. Really amazing.
Something else one does not come across in West Virginia; very nice indeed!
About the only time we ever see the ocean is during our infrequent trips to see my wife's family in England...
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Old 06-01-2010, 11:18 PM   #9
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Thank you all for the posts. It is great to be able to get well out on to the rocks etc with these low tides. Have another outing on the 13th and the following week, popping off down thw Oregon coast to sea what there is down there this year.
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