Christmas Island Crabs Migrate With The Moon

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At the start of the wet season, these colourful little creatures surface from their burrows to migrate en masse from one side of the island to the other to lay their eggs in the sea.

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Crabs are used to starting the migration in large groups based on their survival instinct.

They don’t always begin their journey at the same time, but they always follow the same lunar pattern.

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