Fiddler Crab Song, Funny rap to introduce crustacean lesson

Fiddler Crab Song, Funny rap to introduce crustacean lesson
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This hilarious rap offers fun science facts about fiddler crabs which are semi-terrestrial marine crustaceans. Excellent way to introduce or end a lesson on crustaceans or marine life that also lives on land. Lyrics below. This song is titled "Fiddler Crab Rap" and is from the Wild World of Wildlife CD by Birdie's Playhouse.

LYRICS: (Hey there Fiddler Crab, How’s the sand?) Yee haw!
(I see you crawling over there) You see me comin?

I’m a fiddler– I’m a fiddler crab (repeat)

They say when I’m eating it looks like I’m playing my big claw like a fiddle (sure does)
I shove sand in my mouth and sift through it like play-dough, hear me giggle
I get whatever food I can from this plan and then I spit out the sand in a ball
I get my name from my asymmetric claws – one is real phat the other one small

Chorus -- Crawlin through the sand

I use my big claw to attract the ladies (there he is!!) ha ha, wherever I crawl
I’m trolling the mangroves, the marshes of salt & muddy beaches and all (he’s so cute!)
If I lose my oversized claw in a fight with an over zealous, jealous crab (don’t hurt him)
I’ll just grow one back and even tho’ it‘s a fake, I can still be all that, Cuz I’m a fiddler

-- I’m gonna come & getcha -- with my big claw.
I’m just playin. I ain’t gonna nip at your ankles or nothing. Break it down for me fellas.

Yee haw! That’s my cousin on violin. Actually, it’s a fiddle, ha ha!

Some call it deception but it’s survival of the fittest out here in these sandy coves
Am I the only one in the animal kingdom to deceive them like this in droves?
We’re taking a cue from the human crew, who knew? They bluff & lie all the time
I’m not saying it’s right, but this evolutionary trait has kept me alive many times,
all right? Cuz I’m a fiddler

-- Why don’t you come say hi sometime? We’ll have a nice buffet.
Maybe have some crab legs, NO WAY! Don’t bring the melted butter!

Chorus -- Crawlin through the sand
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