Category archives for crabs

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.

Crabs, Crabs, Crabs

This is a picture from Is it a close up of my brother, Andrew’s, inner thigh? Can any of our readers explain why these crabs are trying to cross the road?

Female Fiddler Crabs Dig MTV Cribs

Researchers have long known that female fiddler crabs have a certain appreciation for the size of a mate’s claw, but new findings suggest that in at least one species, the design of the male’s pad is also important. John Christy, a staff scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, studied the courtship behavior of a…