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Why do hermit crabs form queues?

Strawberry Hermit Crab Coenobita perlatus Wizard Island, Cosmoledo Atoll, Seychelles. (Photo by: David Tipling/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

Around the world, crabs are lining up to claim the hottest new homes! In this video, BBC Earth Kids discovers the amazing world of hermit crabs and their never-ending quest to find better shells.

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