Two Male Fiddler Crabs Digging Themselves Out Of The Sand

Fiddler crabs have one very large claw that they hold in front of them like fiddles.

Only male fiddler crabs have different sized claws. Female fiddler crabs have claws of the same size.

Fiddler crabs stay in holes that they dig in the sand. These holes are called burrows.

Fiddler crabs can dig burrows more than half a metre deep!

Fiddler crabs are scavengers that eat anything they can find.

If fiddler crabs lose a leg or claw, they can grow a new one.


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