Mating Horseshoe Crabs PRIME HOOK NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

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The beaches of Prime Hook National Wildlfife Refuge are prime territory for the spawning of Horseshoe Crabs, an ancient species of Arthropod more closely related to spiders than to other types of crabs or crustaceans.


Playlist of videos about the refuge (just horseshoe crabs for now).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Image: Pair of mating horseshoe crabs.
Public domain photo by Breese Greg, U.S. FWS


Trip 10 - Mid-Atlantic
  1. Green Swamp
  2. Chesapeake Bay
  3. Assateague Island
  4. Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge
  5. American Museum of Natural History
  6. Baltimore Aquarium
  7. National Zoo
  8. National Museum of Natural History
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