Holy Crab

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  1. robertkukla

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    i found these pics on the internet

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  3. KeeganP

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    hmm had one of those in my tank... :whistling:
     
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    similer to those on "Deadliest Catch" on discovery......they quite creepy
     
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    looks like spider crabs, japense spideer crab and king crab
     
  6. KeeganP

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    is that second pic real tho...?
     
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    nope, i think i saw it on snopes.net as a prank
     
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    This is pretty interesting.... Coconut Crab (Birgus latro) is the largest terrestrial arthropod in the world. It is known for its ability to crack coconuts with its strong pincers in order to eat the contents.

    It is sometimes called the robber crab because some coconut crabs are rumored to steal shiny items such as pots and silverware from houses and tents.

    The second photo gives you a good idea of how large these crabs are - a coconut crab is seeking food from a black trashcan.

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  9. KeeganP

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    lol crazy stuff hey...
     
  10. KeeganP

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    lmao, Sound like something out of south park....!
     
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    there is a spider crab(first pic) display tank at two oceans. they give me the heebs when i walk past the tank.
     
  12. KeeganP

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    :whistling: what happened to the other comments..
     
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    Crab people!
     
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    I think there was an episode with Mole people wasnt there? :p
     
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