Where the sidewalker ends

Ghost stepper

Ghost stepper

Skittering sideways across a beach at Sandy Hook, this little crab — a juvenile Atlantic ghost crab (Ocypode quadrata), I think — was noticeable primarily by its movement. When standing still, its almost transparent yet sand-mottled body rendered it practically invisible.

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