August 20, 2010

Horseshoe Crabs

Photograph by Sean Crane

This Month in Photo of the Day: Photos From the 2009 International Photo Contest

Horseshoe crabs gather at dusk to mate along the shore of the Delaware Bay in Cape May, New Jersey. High tides and a new or full moon bring the largest concentration of crabs to the shoreline each May.

See more photos, see winners' galleries, download wallpaper, and solve puzzles from the 2009 International Photo Contest.

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