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Orang Utan Crab

Achaeus japonicus

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4 Comments

lmdang
lmdang 9 years ago

Amazing camouflage!

SamanthaCraven
SamanthaCraven 9 years ago

It's their own camouflage, and very effective at that. It's fooled a couple of my marine biologist diver friends, even when I pointed it out.

ScottRasmussen
ScottRasmussen 9 years ago

Are they covered with their own red hair, or is that some sort of red algae? This is a lovely, if hard to see, animal.

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

They are very well mimetized!

SamanthaCraven
Spotted by
SamanthaCraven

DESA NUNGGI, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia

Spotted on Jun 25, 2011
Submitted on Jul 8, 2011

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