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1) hermit crab. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...crabs belonging to a group within the order Decapoda that protect their soft unarmored abdomens by occupying and carrying about the empty shells of snails or other...

2) 60994. Thoreau, Henry David. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...there are whole nations in that condition, nations without fancy or imagination, whose vast abdomens betray them. ATTRIBUTION:Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S....

3) mantis shrimp. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...next segment to make a scissorslike cut. Mantis shrimps have stalked eyes and flattened abdomens with appendages bearing gills. They prefer warm shallow seas. A number...

4) white-eye. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...spectacle birds. They are predominantly olive to yellow-green above, with whitish or grayish abdomens. With the exception of a few species of the genus Zosterops,...

5) shrimp. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...having toothed beaks (rostrums), long antennae, slender legs, and laterally compressed abdomens are called prawns. Tropical shrimp have bizarre shapes and colors....

6) lobster. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...sometimes brightly colored squat lobsters are close relatives of the hermit crab; their broad abdomens are usually tucked under their bodies, as in crabs, but can...

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