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Horseshoe crabs on a beach
August 20, 2010

Horseshoe Crabs

This Month in Photo of the Day: Photos From the 2009 International Photo Contest

Horseshoe crabs gather at dusk to mate along the shore of the Delaware Bay in Cape May, New Jersey. High tides and a new or full moon bring the largest concentration of crabs to the shoreline each May.

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Photograph by Sean Crane

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