Incredible Footage Shows Giant Spider Crab Moulting

StoryfulPublished: June 29, 20171,598 views
Published: June 29, 2017

Every year in the waters of Port Philip Bay near Melbourne, Australia, countless giant spider crabs moult, shedding their old shells for new. This video condenses what is a 22 minute process down into just a few minutes. When the crabs emerge their new shells are soft, leaving them vulnerable for a few days until they harden.

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