birgus

The world’s largest terrestrial crab

Meet the coconut crab (Birgus latro), which holds the title of the world’s largest terrestrial crab (and indeed the world’s largest terrestrial arthropod). Found on islands of the Pacific and Indian oceans, it can reach a length of up to 1 m (3 ft 3 in), and a weight of up to 4.1 kg (9.0 lb) (see an especially large individual here: http://bit.ly/1UXlLhF).

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