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Horseshoe Crab
Horseshoe Crab

Horseshoe Crab

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Horseshoe Crabs (Limulus polyphemus) are more closely related to spiders, ticks and scorpions than they are to true crabs. These arthropods have been on our planet more than 300 million years - longer than dinosaurs - and it survives today almost identical to its ancient ancestors. 

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Description: 11"x6" - Glass cloche display with wooden base. 1 animal mounted on brass rod over preserved green reindeer moss with coral pieces.