Image: Angelo O’Connor Villagomez
This photograph should give you some idea of just how big these crabs really are. As you can see, these are two impressively sized critters! The man holding them is obviously either very brave or familiar enough with coconut crabs to know how to handle them. As mentioned earlier, these crabs can grow up to a foot in length, sometimes more, but it is not only their body size that is arresting – just look at those claws!