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Hermit crab.jpg
Hermit crab.jpg
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Camera: Sony DSC-F717
Location: Nottinghamshire, UK
Date: Mar 7, 2004
Aperture: f2.0
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/30
Galleries: Animals, Water
Date Uploaded: Apr 13, 2004

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This is one of the tiny hermit crabs that has been living in my dad's marine fish tank for quite some time now. I can only get a closeup shot like this when the crab comes right up the glass, which does not happen very often. Shortly before I took this picture the hermit crab had fallen off a rock and landed in this position, but with its head and legs tucked inside its shell. Luckily crabs are not camera shy and it let me take a few shots of it before turning over and dragging itself back into the shadows.

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