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Giant crab kidnaps video camera in Fiji

Posted on Sunday, 5 January, 2014 | Comment icon 16 comments

The crab got a little too inquisitive. Image Credit: Diederick Ryan / YouTube
Remarkable new close-up footage shows a large crab picking up a camera and carrying it in to its lair.
The footage begins innocently enough with the idyllic view of a diving resort in Fiji, but all too soon the frame becomes filled by the visage of a large eight-legged crustacean emerging from a hole in the foreground.

The curious crab appears to examine the camera for a moment and then literally picks it up and carries it back down in to the hole. The device would have been lost completely if the camera's owner hadn't been on-hand to retrieve it before the crab dragged it too far down the burrow.

"I used the new GoPro app and wifi to sit and wait for the crab to appear and hit record from the building in the background," wrote Diederick Ryan who recorded the footage. "It all looked great until he disappeared with the camera down his hole."

Source: Telegraph | Comments (16)

Tags: Crab

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #7 Posted by Harte on 5 January, 2014, 14:28
Ahh, I wish the had let the crab keep the camera longer, would have been interesting to see what the crab might do with it. Don't care to view amateur crab porn. Harte
Comment icon #8 Posted by Jacques Terreur on 5 January, 2014, 20:01
awesomely totally full of crab.
Comment icon #9 Posted by Hobbit Feet on 5 January, 2014, 22:20
Now this is a fun video!
Comment icon #10 Posted by ancient astronaut on 6 January, 2014, 2:43
Thieving ass crab.
Comment icon #11 Posted by JGirl on 6 January, 2014, 3:02
Thieving ass crab. lol indeed
Comment icon #12 Posted by Hawkin on 7 January, 2014, 2:15
Where's a cop when you need one.
Comment icon #13 Posted by Realm on 7 January, 2014, 4:15
Place a camera at this intersection will they? Then just watch this pal..
Comment icon #14 Posted by Decemberwriter70 on 7 January, 2014, 22:31
This was cool. Thanks for sharing.
Comment icon #15 Posted by Oniomancer on 8 January, 2014, 14:50
Don't care to view amateur crab porn. Harte Come on Harte, you don't appreciate a nice piece of carapace?
Comment icon #16 Posted by Harte on 8 January, 2014, 15:47
Not that there's anything wrong with that... Harte

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