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Red Rock Crab

Sally Lightfoot crabs known for their apparent ability to ‘walk on water’, and springtime sees hundreds of them scuttling along the seashore

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Red Rock Crab in Galapagos Islands 2020 - Best Time

With their bright red and orange shells standing in stark contrast to their black lava rock habitats, the Red Rock Crab (or Sally Lightfoot Crab) is one of Galapagos’ most startling and agile sea creatures, known for their apparent ability to ‘walk on water’, and springtime sees hundreds of them scuttling along the seashore.

Red Rock Crab in Galapagos Islands - Best Season 2020