Photo of the Day

Red crabs
November 20, 2010

Red Crabs, Christmas Island

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Migration Photos

Cued by monsoon rains, 65 million land crabs on Australia’s Christmas Island march from forest to beach to mate, laying eggs in the sea. Weeks after they return, their offspring march from shore to forest.

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