16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Moving Houses

A line of small Hermit Crabs ready for a great opportunity. They are all paying attention to the big crab, waiting for it to make the move, kick out the inhabitant of the shell its grabbing, so they can swap shells between them and move into o bigger house.

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Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Playa Dorada, El Salvador
Copyright: © Rita Leal