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'Carpet of crabs' covers US beaches

Hundreds of thousands of tiny crabs have been washing up on the beaches of Southern California in the US, after warm ocean currents carried them closer to the shoreline than usual.

The red tuna crabs have been dying in hordes on beaches from San Diego to Orange County, as Ben Bland reports.

  • 19 Jun 2015
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