Who's a Big Crab?
sometimes called the "robber crab, is a large edible land crab
related to the hermit crab, and are found in the tropical Indian
and Pacific Oceans . They eat coconuts for a living. How would you like
to be on an island and come across a crab that is more than 3 feet from
head to tail and weighs up to 40 pounds, with a pair of large pincers
strong enough to open coconuts? They can climb trees too, but
they only eat coconuts that have already fallen to the ground. Coconut
Crab meat -- like our local Dungeness -- has been considered a local
difference, of course, is the size of the pot you need to cook
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