January 17th, 2014

Mermaid Sub

Exoskeletons or No Skeletons Please!



To-day I have a whole heap of crustacean and mollusc pictures. I went yesterday to the tide pools at the Cabrillo Monument at low tide. It seemed like the dense population of tiny sea life went on forever.

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Cabrillo is at the end of a long, skinny peninsula. The water is far below the road but the ocean was plainly visible on both sides of me as I drove. Somehow there's also a massive cemetery on peninsula, too, and starfields of seemingly identical white tombstones.

It was a good thing I got there an hour before low tide because there's a lot of interesting things up on the hill.

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