- The claws of the Hawaiian pom pom crab are too small to dig for food.
- It uses hooks on its claws to pick up and carry tiny animals, called sea anemones.
- The anemone’s sticky tentacles grab pieces of food like a mop that the crab then eats.
Spark a discussion
- How do most species of crab find food?
- Why is the Hawaiian pom pom crab unable to dig for its food?
- How does the Hawaiian pom pom crab find its food?
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