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Caption: Close-up of a coconut crab (Birgus latro) feeding on the flesh of a coconut. The coconut crab is a terrestrial hermit crab, and is the largest terrestrial arthropod. It may reach a leg span of more than 90 centimetres, and a weight of more than four kilograms. As its name implies, it feeds on coconuts, and also takes fruits, carrion and even catches live prey such as turtle hatchlings. Filmed on Palmyra Atoll, an uninhabited territory of the USA in the central Pacific Ocean.

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Coconut crab feeding

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Duration: 00:00:09.02

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 29.97

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