14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Horseshoe Crabs Coupling in Low Tide Waters

Shooting primarily abstract images on this summer's day, the low tide waters of Skaket Beach reveal a wealth of natural wonders. In this image a male, much smaller than the female, has attached himself to his mate as she buries herself in the sand.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Orleans, Massachusetts, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Scott Farrell