Blue crab

Posted by
Harry (Apex, NC, United States) on 13 October 2016 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

As we started down the gravel path of the nature trail, I notice something scurry of the edge into the grass. When I got to the spot, I stopped to examine the grassy side, and saw this crab staring back at me.

SONY SLT-A77V 1/13 second F/9.0 ISO 400 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

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tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Belle composition, de belles couleurs. )

13 Oct 2016 5:39am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Je n'en ai jamais rencontré

13 Oct 2016 5:43am

Ehsan Hemmati from Kermanshah, Iran

Hello Mr crab.
Nice photo.

13 Oct 2016 9:05am

Devi from Chennai, India

he looks cute...staring at you... Lovely image..Grass would be last place I'd think for a crab to be in !!!

13 Oct 2016 9:16am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Marvellous. How useful to have your eyes on stalks :)

13 Oct 2016 10:13am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow...Great meeting and beautiful photo !

13 Oct 2016 10:29am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

nice capture

13 Oct 2016 12:24pm

jean pierre a from France

belle prise! amitiés

13 Oct 2016 3:17pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

L O V E L Y !!!

13 Oct 2016 5:34pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A great eye and capture of this crab!! I like the atypical color that this crab is.

13 Oct 2016 6:06pm

yo from Ile de France, France

Très étrange !
Nice !

13 Oct 2016 7:05pm

Frances from Boston, United States

Fantastic wildlife shot! I love the colors and clarity.

13 Oct 2016 8:53pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is certainly a colourful little guy.

13 Oct 2016 9:35pm

Philnz from Ngatea, New Zealand

Looks like the Egrets from yesterday found its lunch after all.

13 Oct 2016 9:44pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I have never seen one this color. Very nice.

14 Oct 2016 2:43am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

génial ce crabe

14 Oct 2016 1:58pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Great capture. Very nice. :)

14 Oct 2016 6:24pm