It’s a crab eat crab world! Huge red crustacean is seen feasting on tiny babies on Christmas Island 

Mail Online | 2/20/2019 | Shive Prema For Daily Mail Australia
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A cannibal crab swarmed by millions of babies snacks on them in a rare video.

The pregnant Christmas Island red crab is seen picking up babies with her claws and popping them into her mouth.

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The babies are seen returning from their ocean migration and heading to their jungle home when they are ambushed by the larger crustacean.

The large crab is at the beach to lay her eggs, but at the same time a previous spawn of babies is returning.

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It's claws are unequal in size since one has regrown after being severed.

Every year 50 million Christmas Island red crabs migrate from the jungle to the coast to spawn their eggs into the sea.

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The newly-spawned baby crabs drift around out at sea for the first month of their life and if they are lucky, the currents bring them back to Christmas Island.

Mature crabs migrate to the beach from October to December at the start of the wet season.

They can only spawn...
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