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Old 08-30-2009, 09:05 PM   #1
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Default weekend findings

friend found these cowries this weekend.









any idea on this type of crab. pretty cool looking crab. his main body was a little larger than a fist.












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Old 08-30-2009, 09:51 PM   #2
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I have no clue what a cowrie is at all. But the crab is a Calico. Pretty neat looking critter. REALLY strong claws.
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naclh2oDave (8/30/2009)I have no clue what a cowrie is at all. But the crab is a Calico. Pretty neat looking critter. REALLY strong claws.
they looked like they could hurt you!
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Old 08-30-2009, 10:43 PM   #4
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those are actually known as Deer Cowries.

http://www.seashells.com/79shells/deercowrie.htm
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