The Mighty Horseshoe Crab
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 592 , Segment 5
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- Jul 11, 2017 11:00 pm
- 17:51 mins
Guest: John Tanacredi, PhD, Professor of Earth and Environmental Studies, Director of Center for Environmental Research and Coastal Oceans Monitoring, Molloy College Horseshoe crabs have been on the earth for more than 400 million years. They survived the Ice Age and whatever it was that wiped out the dinosaurs, but they may not survive us, even though we owe a debt to these gnarly crabs for our own survival.