Hot Molting Action

In this nightmarish time lapse video, a gentle spider crab is internally consumed by a terrifying angry red spider crab who then dispenses of the empty husk of its former host.

… or maybe its just molting

Thanks to our Asian friend Kangatron for sharing.


  1. #1 tk
    June 22, 2010


  2. #2 swizzle
    June 24, 2010

    PZ Myers has an explanation of molting on Pharyngula today, 6/24.

  3. #3 cinema
    July 1, 2010

    Yikes …

  4. #4 Don Webb
    September 9, 2010

    Too Cool!!

  5. #5 porno
    November 6, 2010

    Not even remotely close to Hawaii, but Haeckel tattoos deserve some kind of shout-out anyway. Or am I stating the obvious here?

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