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The Japanese spider crab (Macrocheira kaempferi) is a marine crab that lives in waters @ Japan. It has the largest leg span (up to 12') of any arthropod & weighs up to 42 lbs. Adults live at depths of 500-2,000 ft. They like to inhabit vents in deeper parts of the ocean, consuming both plants & animals. Adults migrate up to @ 160 ft to breed. Females carry fertilized eggs attached to abdominal appendages till they hatch into tiny planktonic larvae & drift as plankton at the ocean’s surface.

The Japanese spider crab (Macrocheira kaempferi) is a marine crab that lives in waters @ Japan. It has the largest leg span (up to 12') of any arthropod & weighs up to 42 lbs. Adults live at depths of 500-2,000 ft. They like to inhabit vents in deeper parts of the ocean, consuming both plants & animals. Adults migrate up to @ 160 ft to breed. Females carry fertilized eggs attached to abdominal appendages till they hatch into tiny planktonic larvae & drift as plankton at the ocean’s surface.

Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus), New Guinea and Australia. The male is green.

Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus), New Guinea and Australia. The male is green.

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The Hardhead, Aythya australis, (also White-eyed Duck) is the only true diving duck found in Australia. Hardheads are common in the south-east of Australia, particularly in the Murray-Darling Basin, but also in the wetter country near the coasts.

The Hardhead, Aythya australis, (also White-eyed Duck) is the only true diving duck found in Australia. Hardheads are common in the south-east of Australia, particularly in the Murray-Darling Basin, but also in the wetter country near the coasts.

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