Posted August 30, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

With Labor Day comes the unofficial end of another summer. Therefore one good long look back at the sultry season on the beach is in order with these awesome animal sand sculptures. You could call them sons of beaches.

Posted July 5, 2018 by Creature Features

A Chinese seafood company seeking 'professional crayfish tasters' is promising successful applicants up to $75,000 annually but passing their tests is anything but a snap.

Posted February 22, 2018 by Creature Features

The recently approved lobster emoji is now new and IMPROVED, thanks to online decapod devotees who noticed something was amiss in the leg department.

Posted November 30, 2017 by Creature Features

A lobster caught off the east coast of Canada displays part of a Pepsi logo imprinted on its left claw.

Posted November 8, 2017 by Myra Per-Lee

If you don't like to laugh, don't read this blog.... This year's finalists for the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards do not disappoint.

Posted October 25, 2017 by Creature Features

Hermit crabs have soft, unprotected abdomens they protect by moving into some other creature's cast-off shell. When natural seashells aren't available, however, they'll crabbily move into some uncouth human's cast-off trash.

Posted September 11, 2017 by Creature Features

A resourceful coconut crab on a South Pacific coral atoll chose an old doll's head as its temporary home, much to the horror of much of the internet.

Posted August 15, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

In Ocean City, New Jersey it is time for a beauty contest down at the beach. Tomorrow the contestants will arrive, along with the crowds of spectators, and a few protesters. As the competition progresses everyone will be awaiting the awarding of the title Miss Crustacean. This won't be some voluptuous bathing beauty with a sash, but it will be most fetching and comely hermit crab in the area.