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Giant claw helps fiddler crabs stay cool in more ways than one

A male fiddler crab’s oversized claw not only looks cool to the ladies, but new research suggests it literally helps crabs to stay cool. Researchers placed crabs under a hot light and took their temperatures. They found that the temperatures of crabs missing their large claw rose faster and reached a higher maximum than intact crabs.

Quoted from Giant claw helps fiddler crabs stay cool in more ways than one on ScienceDaily: Top News

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