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Amelia Earhart Mystery: Giant Coconut Crabs May Have Carted Off Remains Of Lost Pilot

Amelia Earhart disappeared while attempting to circumnavigate the globe in 1937. One theory proposes that her remains were carted off and eaten by the world’s biggest land-dwelling arthropod: coconut crabs.

Animals November 14, 2017

Coconut Crab Claw Pinch The Strongest In Crustaceans, Stronger Than Bites Of Many Terrestrial Animals

According to a new study, Coconut Crab can pinch with a super force of 750 pounds, which is surpassed only by alligators and a few others. The study of Okinawa Churashima Foundation in Japan measured the pinching prowess of 29 Coconut Crabs.

Animals November 25, 2016

Giant Coconut Crab Sighted in Hawaii

Ever seen a giant crab crossing the street? Residents in Hawaii's Salt Lake neighborhood can add that to their list of unusual experiences on the island.

Earth/Environment December 27, 2014

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