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Old 12-17-2013, 02:34 PM   #1
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Time lapse of molting crab

One of the strangest things I've seen in months so I couldn't help but share it.

Time lapse of molting giant spider crab | I ****ing Love Science
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Cool vid. Have been interested in what the molting process looks like and how my coral banded shrimp always manages to molt entire body in one piece.
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it's freakish how it's able to come out in one big bundle and then all the sudden the appendages stretched out to form legs. so bendable and elastic
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That is incredible! Thanks for sharing
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it's freakish how it's able to come out in one big bundle and then all the sudden the appendages stretched out to form legs. so bendable and elastic
I expected it to shred some bits off of it... I wasn't imagining they took off their old shell like a T shirt.. hehe
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