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The Amazing Red Crabs Of Christmas Island

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Christmas Island, discovered December 25, 1643, is just a spec of land in the Indian Ocean. The annual red crab migration at the beginning of the rainy season, however, is so massive it can be seen from the air. It has been named a wonder of the natural world. Follows this terrestrial arthropod from its rainforest burrow, across dangerous landscape to the ocean to mate.

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Runtime: 16 minutes 50 seconds

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