Speechless Sunday-The Art of Camouflage In The Sand

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Real Estate Agent with Integrity Real Estate Group

My What Big Eyes You Have

If you are looking for industrious creatures you may want to add sand crabs to your list.  They rarely seem to slow down other than to give you the suspicious eye as you try and catch them popping out of their hole.  This guy does a nice job of blending in with the surrounding sand.  His larger cousins made a delicious dinner!

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Cal-he was a tiny one compared to a few others in the colony.  Cousins were delicious with Old Bay Seasoning.

Jul 31, 2011 11:54 AM #21
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Barbara-I'm avoiding any photos that would require standing in the water where alligators are lurking!

Jul 31, 2011 11:55 AM #22
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Kelly-his cousins and the hush puppies were tasty!

Jul 31, 2011 11:55 AM #23
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Michael-the Outer Banks seem to have a good supply if you look closely.

Jul 31, 2011 11:56 AM #24
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Deborah-you have to pay close attention but they do seem to have a way of just popping up and you have to look closely to see them.

Jul 31, 2011 11:59 AM #25
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Randy-never build an escape hole that is to big, otherwise the other guys can get in.

Jul 31, 2011 11:59 AM #26
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David-we went crabbing ourselves for the edible version but only caught ones that we had to throw back.  Fortunately someone else caught the ones we could keep and eat.

Jul 31, 2011 12:01 PM #27
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Bliz-they don't seem to be very trusting...wonder why?

Jul 31, 2011 12:02 PM #28
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Susan-they are characters. 

Jul 31, 2011 12:02 PM #29
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Hannah-helps to go on vacation and have time to play.

Jul 31, 2011 12:02 PM #30
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What a cute picture!  Makes me long for some quiet time in a beach chair listening to the waves.

Jul 31, 2011 12:50 PM #31
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He only popped out to find his cousin they were going fishing today.

i hope you did not tell him where to find them

Great shot.

Enjoy the day

Jul 31, 2011 02:18 PM #32
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Chris Ann-didn't get to much quiet time on this beach trip but had loads of fun.

Jul 31, 2011 03:34 PM #33
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Don-unfortunately his cousins ended up on the dinner table :-)

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Cindy....Great photo...I tried so hard to catch one of those this summer......Nice!
Hope you had a great day!---Rob

Go Vols!

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Great shot.  Can't wait to see the rest of the photos from the beach adventure.

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Hi Cindy, That is a wonderful photo and you really great job capturing it to show the camouflage. I took a photo of new hummingbird baby and they are born with camouflage as well. When they are in tree, the look just like it in all sorts of colors that look like foliage. 

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Rob-perhaps if I had my crabbing net with me when I was on the beach I might have been able to catch one.  But they are quick.

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Pat-Will try not to make my AR blog a vacation photoblog.

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William-Hummingbird's are another of nature's hard to capture on camera miracles.

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