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Posts tagged exoskeleton

September 9, 2015


blue crab on sand bar

Amazing Crabs        

When in between exoskeletons, blue crabs rely on an inner hydrostatic skeleton to move about.

September 5, 2012


woman holding two horseshoe crabs while standing at the beach

All About Limlus Polyphemus AKA The Horseshoe Crab

Have you ever seen crabs crawling around on the beach? They're called limlus polyphemus, commonly known as a horseshoe crab.

November 27, 2007


Close up of dragonfly

Five-Foot Insects

Did you know that three hundred million years ago the earth was swarming with giant insects? How did insects get so small today?

May 23, 2006



Coral–Plant Or Animal?

A coral reef could be said to be both animal and plant.

May 22, 2006



Assassin Bugs

Though most true bugs eat plant sap, some feed on animals. One such true bug is the assassin bug, which feeds on fellow insects.

December 11, 2003


What’s a Fly Doing in Antarctica?

What's a fly doing in Antarctica? Find out on this Moment of Science.

November 13, 2003


Amazing Crabs

Learn about the differences between soft-shelled and hard-shelled crabs on this Moment of Science.

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