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I nearly stepped on this one! It's a Horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus) dug into the sand feeding.
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- Janet MacCausland
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Horseshoe crab (Limulus Polyphemus) Arthropod King Crab Arachnid scorpion and spider family shed exoskeleton ancient blue blood hemocyanin amebocyte lysate detecting bacterial endotoxins Once widespread in ancient seas only a few live in the modern world. Fertilizer bait Harmless Telson (tail) Slipper limpets lateral compound eyes night vision american Horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus)
- Contained in galleries