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Nice doggy? Horseshoe Crab

Posted on Aug 25, 2014

Nice doggy? Horseshoe Crab

Milhouse Monday? He may have said “Nice doggy” but if he had his glasses he’d have said Horseshoe Crab! The Simpsons did a great job illustrating this prehistoric creature, one of the most unique and important coastal species we have. This is especially true around Delaware Bay where the eggs of the living fossil provide food for Red Knots, sustaining the shorebird’s global population.

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