Monster Crab

The biggest crab ever seen in Britain arrives in the Midlands.

A Japanese Spider Crab has a 2 metre claw span and will be at the National Sealife Centre in Birmingham.

He's been called Crabzilla and his front limbs which are his feeding arms are over 5 feet long and he weighs around 18 kilos.

The colossal crustacean (Macrocheira kaemopferi ) has flown to the UK from Japan and is the largest member of the arthropod family, which includes all invertebrates with jointed limbs.




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