who goes there

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P1190460.jpgI am fortunate to live on the edge of a coastal Nature Reserve with an endlessly long beach walk at my doorstep. The place teams with life and I always find something fascinating to study, like this crab, who unlike his fellow crabs that scuttled away as soon as they felt the vibration of my approach, stood very still in the age old attitude of an emu with its head in the sand. He made a very considerateĀ model.

One thought on “who goes there

    Val said:
    June 7, 2017 at 10:17 pm

    He definitely stood his ground! I was astonished recently to learn that crabs will eat absolutely anything… Maybe he was waiting for a snack?

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