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Spiny King Crab

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The spiny king crab lives on the bottom of the deep sea floor, almost 2,400 feet from the surface. He prowls for live sea stars and other crabs. He never worries about running out of food since there are always dead animals floating down from above. This guy is one tough cookie: his entire body is covered with sharp spikes for protection.

  1. 1. What is the Spiny King Crab covered in?
    1. a. Spikes
    2. b. Scars
    3. c. Bumps
  2. 2. What does the Spiny King Crab mostly eat?
    1. a. Dead animals
    2. b. Fish
    3. c. Shrimp
  3. 3. How far from the surface does the Spiny King Crab live?
    1. a. 2400 feet
    2. b. 1000 feet
    3. c. 3000 feet