First lesson in zoology : adapted for use in schools . Fig. 92.—Common Hermit-crab. (Natural size.) uses it as a protection—^hke Diogenes, carrying its houseabout with it. Small hermit-crabs are abundant in littleshells in tidal pools along our coast. They may be put intosaucers filled with water and their movements watched. Less nearly related to the lobster are the beach-fleas,the little active, hopping creatures one finds everywhere un-. FiG. 93.—6ammarus, from fresh water. (Much enlarged.) der sea-weed on the sea-shore. Similar forms (Fig. 93) arecommon among weeds in fresh-water ponds. 88
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