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Coconut crabs are a bird’s worst nightmare
Science News, 15-Nov-17 03:07 PM Mountain
Imagine you’re a red-footed booby napping on a not-quite-high-enough branch of a tree. It’s nighttime on an island in the middle of the Indian Ocean, and you can’t see much of what’s around you. Then, out of the darkness comes a monster. Its claw ...
This Batshit Conspiracy Theory Claims Coconut Crabs Ate Amelia Earhart
Inverse, 15-Nov-17 12:09 PM Mountain
This week, one of the internet’s most bizarre conspiracy theories reared its head again. It involves Amelia Earhart — the famous pilot whose demise is the subject of great academic debate — and some giant, bloodthirsty coconut crabs. The funny thing ...
What Are Coconut Crabs? Amelia Earhart's Remains Likely Eaten By Killer Crabs
ibtimes.com, 15-Nov-17 02:57 AM Mountain
A theory about famed pilot Amelia Earhart's disappearance stating that her body was eaten by coconut crabs, a 3-foot-long arthropod with claws that can crack open a coconut, resurfaced after a recent viral video showed one of the crabs — found where ...
Did Coconut Crabs Play A Role In Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance?
GeoBeats on MSN.com, 13-Nov-17 08:40 PM Mountain
Thanks in large part to a recent viral video about the strength and savagery of coconut crabs, a less popular vision of Amelia Earhart’s ultimate fate has resurfaced.
Amazing Video Shows Coconut Crab Killing Bird In Brutal Fashion
HuffPost, 13-Nov-17 11:13 AM Mountain
Coconut Crab sounds like a delicious dish you might order at an Asian restaurant, not a bloodthirsty killer. But a video taken by Dartmouth College biologist Mark Laidre may forever change whatever opinion you had previously of the creature. The Coconut ...
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Coconut crab - Wikipedia
The coconut crab (Birgus latro) is a species of terrestrial hermit crab, also known as the robber crab or palm thief. It is the largest land-living arthropod in the ...
Giant coconut crab sneaks up on a sleeping bird and kills ...
Coconut crabs were thought to be purely opportunistic scavengers, but these huge arthropods are actually active predators that may dominate their island homes
‘Pretty gruesome’: giant coconut crab seen hunting birds ...
A large, land-dwelling crustacean known as a coconut or robber crab has been seen hunting and killing a seabird, the first time such behaviour has been ...
Giant coconut crab seen attacking and killing seabird ...
CHAGOS ISLANDS – A large, land-dwelling crustacean known as a coconut or robber crab has been filmed attacking and killing a seabird on a small island in ...
Coconut Crab - Characteristics, Habitat & Breeding - Other
The Coconut Crab is native to most of the Indo-pacific islands and is the largest living arthropod in the world today. Generally a nocturnal creature the