Photo of the Week: Ecuador's Red Crabs

February 22, 2013
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Director of Program Development Bill Robison spent part of last year in Ecuador scouting IE's new Ecuador tour and shares some of the interesting sites from his journey.

This shot is of red crabs, a delicacy in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Their population is well managed and the local indigenous people are allowed to harvest them at certain times of year. Only males are allowed to be harvested, and a female can lay up to 250,000 eggs in one year. You can tell the males by the size of their pincers.