Crabby Clowns of Changi

Hermit crabs can be seen on almost all our natural shores. And they are a delight to observe.

Like some Singaporeans, hermit crabs also obsess about upgrading and hoard their favourite stuff (like sea anemones).

How do hermit crabs find a shell that fits them? Do they all have sea anemones on their shells? What is the role of sea anemones on their shells? How do hermit crabs court their ladies?

Marcus shares more about these amazing animals on his Annotated Budak blog

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