FROSTY'S RAMBLINGS A blue-blooded ally in battling coronavirus

PETER FROST unveils some less well reported ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic

IN PREVIOUS Ramblings I have written about a remarkable creature, the horseshoe crab. 

This 10-eyed “living fossil” isn’t actually a crab at all but it is very endangered and becoming more so.

Horseshoe crabs are arthropods. They live in salt and brackish water, primarily in and around shallow coastal seas. The first time I saw them they were climbing mangrove trees in Florida’s everglades. 

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2020-09-18 11:32
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