Robber crab

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    After ripping into a coconut, this Robber crab Birgus latro walked over and introduced himself. Dolly Beach, Christmas Island, Australia, April 2011.

    1. yokohamayomama 47 months ago | reply

      WOW-- is that crab as big as a coconut?

    2. John Tann 47 months ago | reply

      Crab v coconut = crab wins. In some parts of the tropics it is known as a Coconut Crab.
      They're not very timid, and despite their size, not too scary.

    3. jaymasood 39 months ago | reply

      Thank you for sharing this under Creative Commons license.

      I have used it in my Travelogue of an Armchair Traveller as well as in Google Earth Community Forum and have given due credit to you.

      The travelogue is a non-profit ads free blog which I have created as a pastime and I do not derive any monetary benefit from it or from Google Earth Community Forum which is also ads free.

      CuriousJM

    4. John Tann 39 months ago | reply

      I'm glad you found it useful, JM.

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