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University of California - Berkeley

Hermit Crab Mosh Pit

Caption: A free-for-all takes place whenever three or more hermit crabs congregate, with all crabs intent on displacing someone else to get a larger shell.

Credit: Mark Laidre, UC Berkeley

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