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Giant coconut crab eating tender coconut amazes netizens; watch the video

A video of a giant coconut crab munching on a tender coconut is making rounds on social media.

Giant coconut crab eating tender coconut amazes netizens; watch the video-tgy
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Bengaluru, First Published Aug 26, 2021, 6:28 PM IST
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A video of a giant coconut crab munching on a tender coconut goes viral.

In the video, a giant coconut crab can be eating a tender coconut with its pincers effortlessly. Watch the video:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by San Diego Zoo (@sandiegozoo)

The video was shared on San Diego Zoo's Instagram page, and they explained that the coconut crabs, the largest terrestrial arthropod, weigh up to 10 pounds and measure 40 inches long.

They also added that the crab's pincers could exert a force of over 700 pounds which can easily crack a coconut.

The video has garnered 100,387 views and 13,523 likes in just two days.

Netizens were amazed to see the video and expressed their opinions in the comment section.

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