One enduring theory suggests that the aviator's remains were disposed of by coconut crabs on Nikumaroro.
The annual 'biblical' migration of bright red crabs on Christmas Island is a spectacle like no other on Earth.
Researchers have suggested that the aviator's remains were dragged off by coconut crabs after she died.
If the famed aviator really had crash-landed on the atoll of Nikumaroro, what happened to her remains ?
Fossilized droppings have revealed that some herbivorous dinosaurs occasionally snacked on seafood.
An Australian aquatic scientist has captured footage of the crustaceans congregating in Port Phillip Bay.
Researchers have recorded footage of thousands of small crabs moving en masse off the coast of Panama.
Vast quantities of small red crabs have been washing up along the west coast of the United States.
44-year-old PT Hirschfield captured the remarkable spectacle on camera near Melbourne, Australia.