Professor Quoted in The Washington Post Article on Horseshoe Crabs
By Sarah Kaplan
This creature has 10 eyes, legs that chew and blood that saved your life
Conservation ecologist Dr. John Tanacredi, director of the Center for Environmental Research and Coastal Oceans Monitoring (CERCOM) at Molloy College in New York, is so enamored he wants the United Nations to create a new UNESCO designation for them: "World Heritage Species."
"These animals walked below the legs of brontosaurus at some point in time," Tanacredi says. "They really should be the paradigm for survival and sustainability." More...