Biologists find new hermit crab that uses living corals as shells


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2017/09/25/biologists-find-new-hermit-cra.html


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So, they’re going extinct when the coral goes extinct thanks to climate change?


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Nope, they can just move North. It’s all the other corals that are doomed.


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Hermit crabs addressing their housing crisis on their own since President Neptune is useless.


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Love the photo!


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Heh heh, okaay scientists, take it easy with all the made up words, I’m trying to comprehend over here!


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in this case, the crab has speciated to the point on obligation, so it will pass with the coral into oblivion.


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