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Pre-K - 1
$5 per person
Main Aquarium Campus
Horseshoe crab, hermit crab, whelk—oh my! Add this hands-on presentation to your National Aquarium field trip experience to meet and marvel at remarkable horseshoe crabs, just like those that appear on Atlantic beaches each spring. Participants will learn what hermit crabs and whelks have in common and examine live specimens and artifacts from these animals.
Live animals: Yes, as available
Duration: 20 minutes
Maximum number of students: 50