Ancient Bulldozer ... Crab Tracks

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Ancient Bulldozer ... Crab Tracks

crabs leave tracks

Let the rocks tell their story

The Story

Crabs leave tracks wherever they go.
110 million years ago in north western Queensland , Australia a crab dug this burrow along a muddy / sandy shore of an ancient shallow .
The crab did this in a manner similar to modern crabs.

crab tracks
Crab would use this tunnel to keep out of the sun at low tide.and as a safe place to retreat

modern crab burrow
Modern crab burrow similar in design

crab carapace
Modern crab carapace would leave an imprint in the mud

crab tracks
Scale show it was not a big crab