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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 ...
Don't mess with the coconut crab, one of the strongest pinchers ...
Nov 23, 2016 ... Coconut crabs might be the heavyweight champions of all crustaceans. The largest land-dwelling crab on Earth, Birgus latro can lift about 66 ...
Giant crabs: Coconut crabs can grow to 3 feet, climb trees and ...
Nov 13, 2017 ... A researcher went to Chagos to find out if giant coconut crabs really stalked birds and got video of one of the crabs attacking an adult red-footed ...
Coconut crab has remarkable strength in its claws | Miami Herald
Nov 28, 2016 ... Coconut crabs are immense - up to 18 inches long and 9 pounds - and their oddities do not end with bodily superlatives. Though female ...
Terrestrial crab - Wikipedia
A number of lineages of crabs have evolved to live predominantly on land. Examples of ... Freshwater crab · Coenobitidae, the terrestrial hermit crabs; Coconut crab (Birgus latro), a terrestrial hermit crab which is the largest terrestrial  ...
Giant Coconut Crab Attacks And Eats Sleeping Seabird : SCIENCE ...
Nov 11, 2017 ... A video shows a giant coconut crab pinched and eventually ate a sleeping seabird. These crabs have a pinch force comparable to a lion's bite ...
Coenobitidae - Wikipedia
Coenobitidae are the family of terrestrial hermit crabs, widely known for their land -living habits. ... Leach, 1816. Birgus latro (Linnaeus, 1767) – coconut crab ...
Coconut crabs pack the world's strongest grip | PBS NewsHour
Nov 29, 2016 ... It's official--the coconut crab has the strongest grip of any animal. Researchers in Japan found that a coconut crab's pinching power ...
Japanese spider crab - Wikipedia
The Japanese spider crab Macrocheira kaempferi, is a species of marine crab that lives in the waters around Japan. It has the largest leg span of any arthropod.
Claws celebre: Coconut crabs have world's strongest pinch: study ...
Nov 25, 2016 ... Scientists have discovered that the coconut crab has the strongest pinching force of all crabs, lobsters and other crustaceans, the journal PLOS ...
Carcinisation - Wikipedia
In evolutionary biology, carcinisation (or carcinization) is a hypothesised process whereby a crustacean evolves into a crab-like form from a non-crab-like form. The term was introduced by L. A. Borradaile, who described it as "one of the many attempts of Nature to evolve a crab". ... the hairy stone crab Lomis hirta, the coconut crab Birgus latro, and true crabs ...
Amelia Earhart Mystery: Giant Coconut Crabs May Have Carted Off ...
Nov 14, 2017 ... Another theory is that Earhart's remains may have been carted off and eaten by coconut crabs. Nikumaroro happens to be teeming with these ...
Hermit crab - Wikipedia
Hermit crabs are decapod crustaceans of the superfamily Paguroidea. Most of the .... The shell-less hermit crab Birgus latro (coconut crab) is the world's largest  ...
Branchiostegal lung - Wikipedia
A branchiostegal lung is a respiration organ used by some air-breathing arthropods. It is one of the most significant adaptations of some crabs and hermit crabs such as the coconut crab to their terrestrial habitats.
Coconut Crab Claw Pinch The Strongest In Crustaceans, Stronger ...
Nov 25, 2016 ... Stay safe and never try to mess with coconut crabs, Birgus latro, as their pinch will be too hard to handle. The crab with strong claws is counted ...

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