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:


Terry Vanderbush
Terry V.3 years ago


Irene S.
Irene S.3 years ago

This has to be even cooler watching it in person!

Kynthia R.
Kynthia R.3 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.3 years ago

wow, interesting

Isabel A.
Isabel Araujo3 years ago

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

Cheryl B.
Cheryl B.3 years ago


Rosie Jolliffe
Rosie Lopez3 years ago


Florence Eaise
Florence Eaise3 years ago

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

Elaine A.
Elaine Al Meqdad3 years ago

Creatures instinctively know just what to do! Interesting article.

Teresa Cowley
Teresa Cowley3 years ago

Cool, Katie--thanks!