Hilton Head ~ Horseshoe Crabs


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Horseshoe Crab

The Coastal Discovery Museum will host this program on March 31 from 5-6:30 pm. in the Tom
Peeples Discovery Lab. The horseshoe crab is one of the most intriguing and misunderstood
marine invertebrates found in our marine waters. Dive in with us as we investigate the
adaptations that have allowed these animals to successfully survive in the ocean for millions of
years. Discover the importance of this living fossil and how their blue blood helps humans.
Explore the horseshoe crab’s life cycle, get hands-on with some live juvenile horseshoe crabs,
learn about their spawning behavior, and find out where and when you can observe horseshoe
crabs spawning in the Lowcountry!
Cost is $15 per adult/$8 per child ages 7-12/ no children under 7 please. Reservations are
required and may be made by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 223.
The Coastal Discovery Museum is located at 70 Honey Horn Drive on Hilton Head Island.

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