Photo of the Day #808: Horseshoe crabs

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Horseshoe crabs (Limulus polyphemus), photographed at Cape Henlopen State Park, Delaware.


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A horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus), photographed at Cape Henlopen State Park, Delaware.
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Nice image. I haven't seen horseshoe crabs in years. Not since I moved westward.