The Yeti Crab

The Yeti Crab

Yes, you read that right I said the Yeti Crab, This weird and hairy crustacean was discovered in the South Pacific Ocean some years ago. Its proper name is (Kiwa hirsute) but everyone prefer s the more suited nickname of the “Yeti Crab”. A whole year of studies where made on this creature and scientists say there is still a lot they don’t understand about it. One thing they do know is that their hairy pincers are crucial to their survival as they contain filamentous bacteria, which detoxify the poisonous minerals in the water in the hydrothermal vents where it lives. Its Hairy AND Clever! Yeti crab has strongly reduced eyes that lack pigment, and is thought to be blind. Interesting little blind/hairy fella.

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keepalowprofile
1766 days ago
Yuck.