Break Out of Your Shell: Big Lessons From Tiny Hermit Crabs

Animals are mostly social, but a research study found something unusual in an animal that doesn’t normally socialize with others. 


Terrestrial hermit crabs have a social agenda that’s more self-serving: they get together to kick another crab out of its shell so they can move on up in the world into a larger, more spacious home. Even hermit crabs need others in order to have more room to grow.


Believe it or not, there are things we can learn from hermit crabs.


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