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Location: Lembeh, Indonesia

Boxer crabs (also known as the pom-pom crab) carry a live sea anemone in each claw, which is used to defend themselves and catch food. Look closely and you’ll see that the white fluffy things look just like boxing gloves/cheerleading pom poms, which explains the name (and nickname) of this unique critter.

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