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Annual Horseshoe Crab Migration Begins

‘Living Fossils’ Spawn Every May and June One of the world’s oldest wildlife migrations is set to begin on Maryland’s coastal bays and beaches. For 350 million years, the May and June full and new moons have fostered a giant migration of horseshoe crabs. Coming from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean, millions of these  Read the Rest…

Horseshoe Crab Migration Begins in Maryland

Beach Visitors Encouraged to Help Arthropods in Trouble Through the month of June, visitors to Maryland’s beaches can expect an astonishing sight – millions of horseshoe crabs will make their annual pilgrimage from the Atlantic Ocean to our shores. Dating back at least 350 million years, it’s one of the largest spawning events of horseshoe crabs in the  Read the Rest…