Shell-Shocking Beauties in Ocean City

The 37th Miss Crustacean Pageant took place on Wednesday, August 5 in Ocean City, N.J. Check out the beauties and see who took home the coveted title.

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This hermit really came out of its shell to win the title of Miss Crustacean 2009 in Ocean City, N.J. on Wednesday.
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Grey's Crab Anatomy also received the coveted Cucumber Rind Cup, which represents a year's supply of free food for this talented little crab.
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Check out Miss Crustacean's digs -- The O. C-eattle Grace Hospital. When not "practicing medicine," Grey's Crab Anatomy resides in Mohnton, Pa.
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Check out this hard-shelled beauty as she struts her stuff (and her crown) for her fans.
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Princess may be a little crabby after being named second runner-up.
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Crab Hula helped celebrate the 50th anniversary of Hawaii AND a second place win in the Commercial Division.
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Crédito: eBay
This King Crab might have its thrown, but not the Crustacean crown.
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These two aren't crabby, they're proud of their pets and of their hard work.
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It was a battle 'til the end, but this hermit-bot couldn't take down Batman in the claw race. Batman was handed the King of Klutz plaque and dubbed the fastest hermit in the universe.
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