Hermit crabs are usually extremely shy and patient creatures, not performing any big acts in front of an audience.
However, the crab in my video below was changing from a very perforated shell into a less draughty home. Urgent matters can’t wait I guess!
I filmed this short “crab-changes-shell” movie while stumbling out of Rarotonga’s lagoon with my GoPro. I was actually quite close, but the camera’s fisheye lens makes it look like I’m far away. Just watch the video twice in case of doubt ;)
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