Video of a crab trying to steal a camera is surprisingly funny

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I don't know why but I find this video of a crab trying to steal a GoPro camera so funny. I blame the overdose of anime in my young years and my subsequent inclination to anthropomorphize everything in sight. Just look at the little buddy pretending that nothing is going on and then trying to run away with it.

From the YouTube description:

Bored in Paradise... set my GoPro Hero 3 up outside one of the crab holes at a dive resort in Fiji (Maidive). I used the new GoPro app and wifi to sit and wait for the crab to appear and hit record from the building in the background. It all looked great until he disappeared with the camera down his hole. As I ran over I was at least glad to still see the app on my phone showing daylight (the shot of the palm trees). He tried to drag it down further as I went to grab it, almost taking it too far out of reach but luckily I got it just in time. Glad everyone enjoys the vid as much as we did.


Funny animals, amazing stunts, incredible time lapses, people falling down cliffs—I've to admit that GoPro cameras are one of the best gadgets in recent time. Or at least an endless source of internet amusement.

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