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Eight legs, a pair of claws and an attitude. Crabs on a dinner plate or in the seaside aquarium, but the truth could not be more different.

This film travels the world searching out the bizarre and beautiful - bright blue crabs that march in their thousands across Australia's beaches, giant crabs that live in the deep sea or coral reef crabs that live inside a cucumber's bottom.

50 minutes

Last on

Sat 12 May 2001 18:15
BBC Two except East, South East, Yorkshire

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