Watch hermit crabs form a line from biggest to smallest to trade shells

This is a clip from an episode of BBC's Life Story and it shows how orderly (and also completely chaotic) hermit crabs can be when it comes to trading homes. They all meet up in front of a shell, line themselves up from biggest to smallest and then trade shells with each other by jumping from one to the next. » 3/04/15 10:30pm 3/04/15 10:30pm

New Study Suggests Crustaceans Actually Do Feel Pain—Delicious,…

A new study in the Journal of Experimental Biology revealed some equally terrible news for shellfish and Red Lobster enthusiasts alike: crabs experience pain. » 1/18/13 1:40pm 1/18/13 1:40pm

This Is Not Fancy Camerawork, Just One Giant Biggest Crustacean

Say hello to Claude, the Tasmanian Monster Crab, who was recently caught off the coast of Tasmania. Originally destined to become crab cakes (approx 162 of them), a British aquarium bought his freedom for $4,800 and transported him to the UK, where he is expected to grow much, much larger. » 5/03/12 11:00pm 5/03/12 11:00pm