|"Mmmm . . . This looks tasty! And no hard shell to worry about!"|
|"Yikes! It's got stingers!"|
|And he backs off, in a hurry, somewhat rumpled around the edges.|
He rested a few inches away the rest of the afternoon before he made another approach, with the same result. Then he hurried off to hunt something safer, even if it does have a hard shell; his boring, everyday diet of barnacles and mussels.