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Giant red hermit crab

Giant red hermit crab

Giant red hermit crabs are spectacular creatures, but rarely seen.

Most hermit crabs live in rock pools and can often be seen scurrying up and down beaches.

These animals have soft bodies, which are protected by the shells in which they live.

Without the shell, hermit crabs look more like lobsters than crabs. In order to grow, hermit crabs have to move shells.

When it outgrows its shell, it finds a bigger one
Often seen scuttling up and down beaches