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We have to admit, it took us a while to get over this first image. We sure hope that guy wasn’t ticklish. Or at least had very thick skin.
As the world’s largest land-living arthropod at up to 6 feet and 30 pounds, there’s no way one could ignore this remarkable crab. As the name implies, the life of a typical coconut crab revolves around just that – nuts! When young, they use the shells as temporary protection; later the coconut husk as bedding. And they love to crack the coconuts with their strong pincers to get to the delicacy inside.