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Old 08-29-2013, 08:39 AM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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Lord, I'd run away shrieking if I ever encountered this

Coconut Crab | MyScienceAcademy
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Old 08-29-2013, 09:10 AM
 
Location: Mesa, AZ
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I'd run as far as the fridge for some garlic butter.
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Old 08-29-2013, 01:09 PM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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I'd run as far as the fridge for some garlic butter.
ha ha ha ha me too- but i'd have a hard time finding a pot big enough to cook him in!
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Old 08-30-2013, 03:07 AM
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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Yeah, those are something else. There are really big sea turtles, too. This is NOT a doctored photo:

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Old 08-30-2013, 06:50 AM
 
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I'd run as far as the fridge for some garlic butter.
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ha ha ha ha me too- but i'd have a hard time finding a pot big enough to cook him in!

You guys bring the garlic butter and a few of those crabs, I'll bring some Old Bay and a steamer that will hold them.
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Old 09-02-2013, 05:25 AM
 
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I've seen pictures of these crabs before, they are very creepy, but supposed to taste very swwet like coconut, since that it what they eat. I would love to taste one some day, just not have to catch it and cook it.
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