Just because I love the horseshoe crab…

The First Beach Chair Scientist post is about my favorite animal - The Atlantic Horseshoe Crab I agree the horseshoe crab is quite possibly the scariest looking creature along the shoreline. However, what makes this animal so amazing it that underneath that tough pointy chitin exoskeleton is a sweetheart of an animal. The horseshoe has survived since before the time of the dinosaurs and it is primarily due to the amazing ability to adapt to all conditions (Darwin – ring a bell?). The shells that you may see washed up along the coast line a … Read More

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