Crabs Keep Turning Into Land Animals!

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When a species evolves from living in water to living on land it’s called terrestrialization, and it’s not an easy task. Yet crabs keep making the jump from sea to shore. Why? And how do they do it?

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Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Caribbean_hermit_crab.JPG
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