Christmas Island, Part 1: Crabs Rule Everything Around Me


The red crabs of Christmas Island... By NaniP/ShutterStock

Welcome to Christmas Island, a place where it’s still only Christmas once a year… but where red crabs swarm across the land and enormous coconut crabs feast on carrion in the forests. So deck the halls with boughs of SCUTTLING HORROR as Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick celebrate the holiday season in style.

Related Content:

The Mystery of Crab Boxing (podcast)

Carl Sagan and the Samurai Crabs (podcast)

Topics in this Podcast: crabs, biology