Is it normal for a hermit crab's legs to fall off?

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It is very normal for a hermit crab to lose a leg. This is called molting, and it happens to most hermit crabs. Hermit crabs will usually regenerate the leg in due time.
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It will grow back during the next molting period. (Pretty cool! More information: Actually, it is a sign that your hermit crab is very stressed. If he survives, the leg will grow
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Leg loss is a sign of stress or illness. Hermit crabs do not loose their legs prior to moult. When they moult they shed all of their exo, it may look their the legs have fallen off
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Everything you want to know about hermit crabs can be found at the following link: Hermit Crabs
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It will probably die eventually. ChaCha on!
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