Do You Know...how to find ghost crabs?
Here's some tips to help you find ghost crabs on North Carolina’s beaches. These sensitive little critters (on average about 2 inches across) burrow in the sand. You might spy one during the day, but they emerge full‑force for their supper at night. Take a flashlight or lantern and head for the shoreline after sunset. It’s important not to poke or prod them, and if you use a net, be gentle in catching and releasing them.
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