Fiddler crabs

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Female Fiddler Crabs Dig MTV Cribs

Researchers have long known that female fiddler crabs have a certain appreciation for the size of a mate’s claw, but new findings suggest that in at least one species, the design of the male’s pad is also important. John Christy, a staff scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, studied the courtship behavior of a…