How Clams ‘Walk’ (Video)

Editor’s Note: We apologize for the video originally posted claiming to show a clam “eating” salt. The clam is actually trying to burrow its way under the sand, as it would in its natural habitat. The video below shows how clams propel themselves in sand:

71 comments

Terry Vanderbush
Terry V.4 years ago

thanks

Irene S.
Irene S.4 years ago

This has to be even cooler watching it in person!

Kynthia R.
Kynthia Rosgeal4 years ago

I have seen that before. I mean on a beach. It is pretty amazing every time I see it.

Vicky Pitchford
Vicky P.4 years ago

wow, interesting

Isabel A.
Isabel Araujo4 years ago

I have never seen a clam walking. Thank you for sharing! *_*

Cheryl B.
Cheryl B.4 years ago

wow

Rosie Jolliffe
Rosie Lopez4 years ago

thanks

Florence Eaise
Florence Eaise4 years ago

WOW that was amazing, thanks for sharing i shared as well

Elaine A.
Elaine Al Meqdad4 years ago

Creatures instinctively know just what to do! Interesting article.

Teresa Cowley
Teresa Cowley4 years ago

Cool, Katie--thanks!