Heart Cockle (Clinocardium nuttallii), Yaquina Bay, Newport, Oregon

I was taking a walk down the estuaries and happened to come across this guy. After sitting and waiting for a while I managed to capture our bivalve friend attempting to scamper across the mudflats. 

(submitted by alexandstein)

*thanks alex, this is awesome, i’ve never seen them poking out of the shell like that :3

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    LOOK AT HIM GO
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