Powerful armour plating. Two great, big claws. And eyes on stalks!
|Image: ISAKA Yoji|
Video: Thomas Ma
One is a genus known as Macrophthalmus, found on muddy shores in the Indo-Pacific much like their Fiddler Crab and Ghost Crab relatives.
|Image: Moorea Biocode|
Or, of course, to nab that dastardly cat burglar by the ankle.
I thought it might be cool to have a new superhero called Sentinel Crab Man, but then I realised he would have to walk through doorways sideways. Like a crab!