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The Giant Coconut Crab (Birgus latro) is the largest terrestrial arthropod in the world. It is known for its ability to crack coconuts with its strong pincers in order to eat the contents. This crab is more than 3 feet from head to tail and weighs up to 40 pounds, with a pair of large pincers strong enough to open coconuts.

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Newly discovered deep sea lobster. Discovered by an international trio of scientists, the lobster, Dinochelus ausubeli, lives in the deep ocean water near the Phillipines | MarineBio Conservation Society Blog.

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Gold, silver, diamond, demantoid garnet and ruby crab brooch

Crab-design brooch, England, ca.1900. Gold and silver, set with one oval-cut demantoid garnet, surrounded by old-cut diamonds, with diamond set legs and pincers, and cabochon ruby eyes

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#ANIMALS. The pistol shrimp is distinctive for its disproportionately large claw which has a pistol-like feature made of two parts. A joint allows the “hammer” part to move backward into a cocking position like a gun. When released, it snaps into the other part of the claw, creating a cavitation bubble capable of stunning fish and breaking small glass jars. The bubble reaches speeds up to 60 miles per hour (97 km/h) and releases a sound reaching 218 decibels. ©Ellen Muller

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One-of-a-Kind Sea Creature Photos

The yeti crab is so unusual that a whole new family of animal had to be created to classify it. Kiwa hirsuta was found on the floor of the 7,540-foot-deep (2,300-meter-deep) Pacific Ocean some 900 miles (1,500 kilometers) south of Easter Island. In many ways the newly discovered species remains a mystery. Its hairy pincer arms host colonies of bacteria, which it may cultivate for food, for protection from toxic fluids issuing from nearby volcanic vents, or as “sensors” that help the…

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Cancer: We care so much about the people we love that when crossed by them we can strike with incredible force. We love for real and hurt just the same.

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Crab Pincer Crystal Haze Pendant

Holy Crab! Fearless Australian Poses With Massive Coconut Crab

Holy Crab! Fearless Australian Poses With Massive Coconut Crab. This crab breaks coconuts with its pincers. Sure let's pick it up... um no