Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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I've Fallen and Can't Get Up!

Horseshoe crabs can use their tails to help them turn over.


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FWC Facts:
Blue crabs have specially modified back legs, called swimmerets, which rotate at 20-40 revolutions per minute, allowing the crab to quickly swim through the water.

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