21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Crab stare down

Sally Lightfoot crabs turn brightly colored as they age, which in the Galapagos results in stark contrast between the bright red and yellow on the crabs and the deep black lava rock. These crabs have just dismounted from mating.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Ecuador
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T7
Copyright: © Caroline Rausch