Hermit Crab

#sea life

This Hermit Crab can live 30 to 70 years. It can become a large as a coconut. It lives in a shell, and honestly, I find it a bit creepy.

The joys of cruising provide many opportunities to find creepy, crawly creature.  This one was crossing our hiking path and I couldn’t resist taking a photo, that is after I convinced my niece to pick up the creature.


4 thoughts on “Hermit Crab

  1. I’m glad I’m not the only one who finds hermit crabs to be a bit creepy. I don’t know why, as the seem to have a nifty system worked out. Maybe because they take over someone else’s lodging, once the original occupant has moved on …
    Really great shot though. 🙂


Thank you for commenting! Your email address will be stored but not shared.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.