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Horseshoe Crabs

Saturday, May 19, 2018

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.

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The horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus) has been around since before the dinosaurs, roughly 1.2 billion years. Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from the Atlantic Ocean onto the beaches of Brooklyn. Learn more about this "living fossil".

Location

Plumb Beach Parking Lot
Belt Parkway East Exit 9B
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(718) 421-2021

Categories

Nature, Wildlife

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