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An Unlikely GoPro Bandit: Caught in the Act!

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Check out this excellent video shot at a dive resort in Fiji. Ryan Diederick left a GoPro camera out to capture some footage of terrestrial crabs, and one of them actually managed to drag the camera into it’s burrow. It’s quite an impressive feat that showcases the strength and dexterity of the crabs’ chellipeds.

Carin Bondar About the Author: Carin Bondar is a biologist, writer and film-maker with a PhD in population ecology from the University of British Columbia. Find Dr. Bondar online at, on twitter @drbondar or on her facebook page: Dr. Carin Bondar – Biologist With a Twist. Follow on Twitter @drbondar.

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