Coconut Crab They grow up to 3 ft, and are the largest arthropods on land. Coconut crabs are indigenous to small islands in the tropical Indian and Pacific Oceans, and can live up to 50 years or more. Although deriving its name from its coconut-eating tendencies, the coconut crab has a varied diet, which includes feeding on smaller crabs
THE COCONUT OCTOPUS Photograph by Mario Neumann (scuba.hamburg on Flickr) Amphioctopus marginatus, also known as the coconut octopus or veined octopus, is a medium-sized cephalopod belonging to the genus Amphioctopus.
Okinawa Coconut Crab -- ''The pinching force of the largest coconut crab is almost equal to the bite force of adult lions,' said marine biologist Shin-ichiro Oka of Japan's Okinawa Churashima Foundation, who led the research published in the journal PLOS ONE.' [800 x 800] [OS]
Coconut Crab ~ The largest land-living arthropod in the world with a weight of up to 4.1 kg (9.0 lb), it can grow to up to 1 m (3 ft 3 in) in length from leg to leg and is found on islands across the Indian Ocean and parts of the Pacific Ocean as far east as the Gambier Islands, mirroring the distribution of the Coconut Palm whose fruit it eats (Coconuts). ~ Miks' Pics "Sea Life lll" board @ http://www.pinterest.com/msmgish/sea-life-lll/
Red Crab Migration, Christmas Island | Australia At the beginning of the wet season, most adult red crabs suddenly begin a spectacular migration from the forest to the coast to breed. During peak migration times, sections of roads where crabs cross in high numbers may be closed to vehicles for short periods of time. (Photos by Alain Thain, Charlie Summers, and Max Orxard)