|Trilobites and giant water scorpions, like Pterygotus, creep, crawl, and swim through my Devonian brain every time I see one of these critters.|
Horseshoe crabs, (okay, you already know this, but it is obligatory), are not really crabs at all.
What they are, is a class of ancient relics that have apparently evolved to a perfect state of happiness, since they look today pretty much like they a hundred million years ago.
|There's few things in the sea more harmless than a horseshoe crab, but they sure LOOK like a pointy, creepy, nightmare out of the movie ALIEN.|
|See ya around, little Limulus polyphemus.|