Birds and Crabs What do birds, crab eggs, water and sand all have in common? They're part of a unique Delaware Bay area ecosystem that is threatened by development. NPR's Van Williamson reports on attempts by scientists from the Department of Natural Resources to keep the bio-network healthy by providing horseshoe crabs with a suitable environment to lay eggs. This, they hope, will be a first step toward saving the ecosystem.

Birds and Crabs

Birds and Crabs

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What do birds, crab eggs, water and sand all have in common? They're part of a unique Delaware Bay area ecosystem that is threatened by development. NPR's Van Williamson reports on attempts by scientists from the Department of Natural Resources to keep the bio-network healthy by providing horseshoe crabs with a suitable environment to lay eggs. This, they hope, will be a first step toward saving the ecosystem.