Sand dollars are usually dead when beachgoers find them along the ocean shore, but not this one.

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The dark-hued sand dollar, with bristles on its bottom, quickly came to life!

<p>Source: <a target=”_blank” href=””>Woman Grabs Sand Dollar Out of the Ocean. Now Watch Closely While She Turns It Around.</a> by <a target=”_blank” href=””>TipHero</a&gt; on <a href=”; target=”_blank”>Rumble</a></p>

The mesmerizing creatures are typically light in color, but this particular sand dollar was dark brown — and its bristles were moving.

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For the woman in this video, it all made for one beach experience that was both fun–and a learning experience!

Anna Caplan contributes to Rare Houston and Rare Animals. 
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