Horseshoe Crabs and Their Important Role in Our Eco-system

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Adults , Seniors

Program Description


Did you know that horseshoe crabs have been around for at least 445 million years? Fossil records from prehistoric horseshoe crabs look very similar to existing horseshoe crabs, with not much change. And, that is why some people refer to them as “living fossils.” Horseshoe crabs are magnificent creatures, and extremely important to our ecosystem. To learn more about this fascinating animal and ways that you could help this species to continue thrive in our estuary, please join Florida Sea Grant Agent, Armando Ubeda for an in-person presentation