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  • Janet King

    New rare PURPLE crab!!! Four new species of crab have been discovered in the Philippine island of Palawan. And one of the crabs truly stands out with its unusually bright purple shell. National Geographic reports that the Insulamon palawanese may use its uniquely colored shell to help identify its own kind.

  • Barry Brinker

    whoa! purple crab! Insulamon palawanens, found in the Phillipines.

  • Raphaël Rivolgo

    New purple crab species found in Philippines | This handout photo released by Hendrik Freitag, of Germany's Senckenberg Museum of Zoology shows one of the four new species of freshwater crab found in remote areas of the Palawan island group. The tiny crustaceans were found in streams in remote areas of the Palawan island group, according to a team led by Freitag.

  • Natalia Escaño

    Four new species of crab have been discovered in the Philippine island of Palawan. And one of the crabs truly stands out with its unusually bright purple shell. National Geographic reports that the Insulamon palawanese may use its uniquely colored shell to help identify its own kind. "It is known that crabs can discriminate colours. #animals #fauna

  • Reflexionparimage.ca

    Purple Crabs, Including Insulamon Palawanense, Discovered In Palawan, Philippines (PHOTOS)

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