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Coconut Crab: The Coconut Crab is the only species of the genus Birgus and is related to the terrestrial hermit crabs of the genus Coenobita ~ [Wikipedia]

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Learn about local species--flowers, animals. Coconut crab, Birgus latro, an endangered species.

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Coconut crabs can grow up to 1 meter in length from leg tip to leg tip (Source)

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Awesome. Coconut crab. Once you understand them, even creatures most horrific lose much fearsomeness. (Thank you, Hagrid)

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25 Most Amazing and Unusual Animals on Earth

Giant Coconut Crab: Coconut crabs have a body length of about 16 inches, a leg span of 3 feet, and can weigh up to 9 pounds. Though there are accounts of them reaching upwards of 6 feet across and weighing up to 30 pounds. They can also live more than 30 years. Coconut Crabs can't swim, even smaller crabs drown in water, though they require water to survive.

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Coconut Crab #Guam #animals

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This isn't your ordinary sea crab. These things are HUGE and live on land…

Red Crab Migration, Christmas Island | Australia At the beginning of the wet season, most adult red crabs suddenly begin a spectacular migration from the forest to the coast to breed. During peak migration times, sections of roads where crabs cross in high numbers may be closed to vehicles for short periods of time. (Photos by Alain Thain, Charlie Summers, and Max Orxard)

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The Coconut Octopus or veined octopus, found in tropical waters of the western Pacific Ocean

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