Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Halloween crabs are known for their orange and black pattern.

7 Animals That Were Made For Halloween

Ghost bats, witch fish – it seems like animals all over the world are permanently dressed up for Halloween! Thanks to the Encyclopedia of Life, supported by the Smithsonian, we found seven of these ghoulish creatures in honor of October 31st. If you thought this holiday was just for bats and spiders, think again!