Video taken more than 1,164 feet below the Pacific Ocean’s surface captured a frenetic swarm of thousands of red crabs in very low oxygen, acidic waters. →
A tiny arthropod from 430 million years ago dubbed “The Kite Runner” had a novel way of hauling around its brood.
The crustacean-like animal lived long before the first dinosaurs emerged.
A tiny but scary-looking marine critter that died out with the dinosaurs, caught prey with the aid of two monstrous eyes.
For hundreds of years, scientists thought animals couldn't feel pain, as we understand the word, and instead just reacted mechanically. Maybe they should have consulted a crab before reaching that conclusion.
The crustaceans have developed a form of ritualized combat that lets individuals compete without bludgeoning each other to death.
Sir Elton John has just been honored with a namesake crustacean that, in true rock star fashion, has already gotten into trouble.
The prehistoric animal is so bizarre that, for years, scientists couldn’t figure out which side of it was the front and which was the back.
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