21 May '11, 12pm

amazing animal migrations #animals #insects #butterflies #science #animal psychology

amazing animal migrations #animals #insects #butterflies #science #animal psychology

That’s only half the story – once the baby crabs complete their marine larval phase, they clamber back onto the shore and migrate into the island’s central rainforest. Although the baby crabs are very small, they make up for their size with numbers: each adult female releases about 120,000 fertilized eggs. You can do the math, my calculator can’t display that many zeros! The “red tide” of young crabs that sweeps across beaches, through towns and across gold course has to be seen to be believed… so here it is!

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