Outer Banks Vacation Guide

Chase Ghost Crabs

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 17:51 -- mleone
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No bigger than a thumb, a sand crabs spend most of its time buried in shifting sand. Well camouflaged by its gray shell, a sand crab keeps its balance in the ever-moving sand with the help of a heavily armored, curved body and pointy legs. To stay put in the sand, a crab burrows quickly and often.