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Boris the Crab

Discussion in 'Fauna' started by Chris / interealtime, 2 September 2012.

  1. Chris / interealtime

    Chris / interealtime The NightCapper... Developer

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    No not that Boris, this one:


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    We found him on a beach looking a bit sorry for himself, and debated whether to cook or rescue. He got rescued in the end.

    Here's another shot of me holding him for scale:

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    Aww, lucky old Boris, it does look a size able chap/chapess... :)

    Define 'rescue, though, assume you mean putting it back in the sea and not taking home in a cardboard box full of cotton wool?... :rog:

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    Nice pics :thumbs:
    Kudos on the rescue ... he looks like he would have been terrible to east!
     
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    I had to make sure you weren't stalking me and taking covert images!!

    That's a great crab and an even better name!
     
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    Wow!! That's a big one!! So glad he got rescued instead of thrown in a pot... :inlove:

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    Chris / interealtime The NightCapper... Developer

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    We gave him a no-expense-spared cardboard box with a nice soft blanket in it, and a saucer of bread and milk. He didn't seem to like it though, so we chucked the ungrateful sod in the sea in the end.
     
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    Was that sea a.k.a. pot?
     
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    Thats a huge crab ! Crickey that would give you a nasty nip ! My husband once got one half that size attached to his thumb it's pincers gave him a piercing lol ! We have it on film in the family album lol ! I reckon ur baby could take a finger off lol ! Nice pics and a great find !
     
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