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An Especially Crabby Artist

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crab sand art

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Given the time and emotional energy is takes to produce a masterpiece, it's not so surprising that some of the greatest artists throughout history may have come across as a bit aloof or easily irritable—but in nature, there's one expert sand sculptor that may be crabbiest of all. Meet the Sand Bubbler crab, a crafty little beach-dweller native to the Indo-Pacific whose beautiful sand sphere creations are quite unintentionally artful.

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