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Million of Crabs in Christmas Island Marches Back to the Jungle After Mating Season

The tide of crustaceans crawling all over the beach is so thick it can be seen from Google Earth.

Once a year, millions of baby crabs can be seen making their way to the beaches of Christmas Island during mating season. These crabs came from the ocean and are heading towards the jungle where the adult crabs live.

The march produces a sea of crimson, a sight so amazing that it has become a tourist attraction. The tide of crustaceans crawling all over the beach is so thick it can be seen from Google Earth. Just try to imagine that!

The annual mating season of the crabs attracted tourists to Christmas Island.

These crabs can be seen from Google Earth!

Wet season in Christmas Island starts in October or November. During this time, adult crabs get out of their hiding places in the jungle and head towards the beach.

Here they do their mating rituals – the male crabs dig burrows in the sand, mate with female crabs, and then march back to the jungle.

The female crabs stay in the burrows with their eggs. They put their eggs in the ocean after two to three weeks and head towards their home in the jungle.

The eggs will hatch into the ocean as larvae. After several weeks, the baby crabs who survived the ocean, millions of them, will start their own journey to meet with the adult crabs.

Beaches close down because of the sheer number of crabs invading every surface.

They made the rocks turn orange.

They can climb up the rocks to reach the jungle above.

This lone blue crab looked totally out of the place in this sea of crimson.

They kinda look like red ants heaped on top of each other.

Some crabs managed to find an faster route to the jungle.

They don’t bite!

The island closes down roads to protect the crossing baby crabs.

Street signs also warn motorists to slow down in areas known for migration.

The baby crabs are so small, hundreds can fit in your hand and don’t bite.

These baby crabs will grow up and then they will join the annual mating season migration.


Russia’s Psychic Cat Achilles Correctly Predicts World Cup Opening Game Winner

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Achilles is already a modern day prophet. After all, the cat correctly predicted most of the results in last year's Confederate Cup in Russia. Nevertheless, people wondered if the adorable feline will manage to prophesy what would happen in this year's World Cup opening game. Achilles had to choose between Russia and Saudi Arabia, and managed to predict the motherland's stunning victory.

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The pooch thought the baseball team was trying to play fetch with her!

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Whale Found Dead In Thailand Had Over 80 Plastic Bags In Stomach

The poor whale starved to death.

A pilot whale died in Southern Thailand and scientists have found the alarming cause of the death. Apparently, the whale had 80 plastic bags in its stomach, which caused the animal to starve to death.

A week ago, the pilot whale was found clinging to life up a canal in Songkhla province, near the Malaysian border. Conservation officials tried to save the whale's life for days. They used buoys to keep it afloat and umbrellas to provide a shield from the sun.

After five days of endless effort, the whale vomited pieces of plastic.

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