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Brave Tourist Picks Up ‘Monster’ Crab Using His Bare Hands

This crabzilla is the stuff of nightmares!

Dondi Tiples





Fearless tourist Mark Pierrot was on holiday in Australia’s Christmas Island when he encountered a particular species of local wildlife guaranteed to make anyone pee their pants.

Granted, Australia is home to some of the most fearsome and dangerous animals in the world, including sharks, venomous snakes, lizards and spiders, some of which have even been discovered making themselves comfortable as unwanted guests in many homes.

This humongous crustacean, however, takes the cake…

Meet Birgus latro, the gigantic coconut crab — largest known land arthropod on Earth.

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Pierrot encountered this alien-like crabzilla while on a stroll in the jungle, and despite the nightmare countenance of its gigantic claws, managed to pick up the creature without losing a limb.

Tourist Mark Pierrot holds a massive coconut crab for the camera.


Considered to be the largest land-living arthropod in the world, the coconut crab can grow up to 3 feet in length and weight up to 9lbs.

This species of hermit crab, resembling a mutant armored spider on steroids, is mostly found in islands around the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

True to its name, it lives on a main diet of coconuts, which it cracks open with its fearsomely powerful claws. However, it also eats fruit, rats, other crabs, and dead animals.

But not humans, thankfully…

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According to locals, coconut crabs are agile, stealthy creatures that can climb trees at surprising speeds, and even steal various objects left lying around, like human food, drills, shovels, and once, according to urban legend, a soldier’s rifle.

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Australia’s Christmas Island is reportedly home to over a million coconut crabs, which are considered to be one of the central tourist attractions. However, they are a protected species on the island, where it is illegal to hunt or eat them, and a hefty fine is imposed on anyone caught.

Elsewhere in the world, they are considered endangered as this monster crab’s tender meat is regarded as a delicacy and an aphrodisiac.

Fancy eating one of these? You’ve got to catch them first…

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So if you’re looking to grab a once-in-a-lifetime photo op with this terrifying creature, head on down to Christmas Island and dare yourself to catch one. Just like Pierrot.

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H/T: Daily Mail


Would You Have Guessed This Tiny Fish Would Grow Into Something So Huge?

This fish start from 4 millimeters and can possibly grow up to 600 pounds.




There’s that saying that goes, “Big things have small beginnings,” and it has been proven time and again that this is the saying intended for those who are determined to make it big in life.

But in the sea life, a lot of creatures prove that great things come from tiny beginnings, and in the case of the Atlantic swordfish—a 4-millimeter beginning.

Can you believe that this tiny little creature, which can fit on your fingertip can grow to as big as over 600 pounds?

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He Had His Arm Chomped by an Alligator-Snapping Turtle For the Internet!

Would you let an alligator-snapping turtle bite you just because of a challenge? Well this guy did,

Mika Castro



With the advent of the internet enabling us to produce our very own channels that people can follow, some of us end up doing crazy things as YouTubers. Animal expert Coyote Peterson, literally risk life and limb in his YouTube channel Brave Wilderness.

In this video we are featuring, Coyote Peterson had himself get bitten by an alligator-snapping turtle, a vicious biter found in the swamps of Louisiana. And in case you are thinking, "Meh what is so special about being bitten by a turtle?" well let me tell you that this reptile is not like the peaceful, slow and sagely turtles we're familiar with.

The common turtle on the right and the monstrous mouth of the alligator-snapping turtle on the left

The common turtle on the right and the monstrous mouth of the alligator-snapping turtle on the left

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Dog Carries Lifeless Pup With its Mouth. What it Did Next Was Surprisingly Painful!

There is no greater love than that of a mother.




"There is no greater love than that of a mother."

As cliché as this statement may sound, we believe that this holds true not only for humans but for our animal friends as well.

We've heard stories of animals protecting their offsprings and of mothers that mourn when they lose their little ones.

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