'Hermit Crab'

Hermit Crab

[Public Domain] 11 Jan 2006 Dylan O'Donnell
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Baby hermit crab found at Sever Beach, Ben Boyd National Park NSW, one of a large population living in the beach pondage amongst dozens of adults some of whom have grown to full size over twelve years of life. This is an extreme macro using a reversed lens (50mm) and represents about 5mm across. You can see the size of the sand grains to give you some sense of scale.

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