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Some Animals Keep Turning Into Crabs But Here Is What It Means

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Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about a study that discusses the idea behind animals turning into crabs through evolution.
Paper: academic.oup.com/biolinnean/article/121/1/200/3089703
Coconut crabs: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coconut_crab
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  1. Michel Martens

    Michel Martens

    Uur geleden

    this is an SCP

  2. kent neumann

    kent neumann

    Uur geleden

    Seems like a lot of women evolve into crabs. Or devolve.

  3. mistik thikness

    mistik thikness

    3 uur geleden

    Crab people,crab people

  4. Rev.Squatch Fultz

    Rev.Squatch Fultz

    5 uur geleden

    You keep using the word species incorrectly you also incorrectly stated that marsupials aren't mammals they are mammals they just aren't a placental mammals

  5. Xenotundra


    11 uur geleden

    Marsupials are mammals and not an example of parallel evolution. Also you completely misinterpreted the pleon changes, they do not invert. The pleons are tucked under the body, not inside. Please correct all these mistakes at least in the description.

  6. Solus Vir

    Solus Vir

    13 uur geleden

    Evolution works with what it has available. It's not true that similar environmental conditions are the explanation for convergent evolution, because that evolution depends upon preexisting morphology. As was pointed out, the convergence on crab like morphology is only exhibited in crustaceans, who _are_ related phylogenetically, and therefore share the kinds of morphological traits that are amenable to that convergence. Presumably crab like crustaceans share habitats and ecological conditions with species that are not converging on crab like morphology. This is because they don't possess the suite of traits (or more specifically, the underlying genes) that allow for evolution in that direction. The environment produces selection pressures, but what is selected for is limited by preexisting genetic information. It is not correct to say that crab like species are not genetically related, since they are all crustaceans.

  7. Tyler Morgan

    Tyler Morgan

    20 uur geleden

    Im outta here. Lol.

  8. Jerry Francis

    Jerry Francis

    22 uur geleden

    Dude.... Isn't 2020 full of shite already??🍀

  9. R Alksnis

    R Alksnis

    Dag geleden

    Sector 9

  10. Guppy's Gaming Channel

    Guppy's Gaming Channel

    Dag geleden

    Crabs are clearly the superior species

  11. phanupong asvakiat

    phanupong asvakiat

    Dag geleden

    Were spiders crabs and will Bots find crab-like structure more advantageous ?

  12. Richard Grier

    Richard Grier

    Dag geleden

    I just started watching and I've hit a snag. Marsupials are indeed mammals. The are three groups of mammals - Monotremes (platypus), Marsupials, and Placentals (us).

  13. G naq

    G naq

    Dag geleden

    The guy behind this simulation is making it possible

  14. ChronoSquare


    Dag geleden

    I'm glad you tackled this topic. the sci show coverage didn't get me to understand.

  15. serena stewart

    serena stewart

    Dag geleden

    Thank You.

  16. Milixen


    Dag geleden

    Does this mean we will evolve into "crab people, crab people, walk like crab talk like people"?

  17. Anonymous Alliance

    Anonymous Alliance

    Dag geleden


  18. Pk Sk

    Pk Sk

    Dag geleden

    interesting video but at least one thing needs explaining. How on earth is living in jungle on trees similar to bottom of the oceans-?

  19. CrazyWaffle5150


    2 dagen geleden

    Imagine finally finding another planet with life. Only to find out it's filled with nothing but..........Crabs🦀.......

  20. Matt Foster

    Matt Foster

    2 dagen geleden

    Fun fact, the blue blood of the horseshoe crab is component of the corona VACCAcination! Im remembering "CRAB PEOPLE CRAB PEOPLE CRAB PEOPLE! Maybe it is pointless to resist Anton, but im going to anyway, hell, im going to roast this entire pop. Later schillple.

  21. Florida Sun

    Florida Sun

    2 dagen geleden

    🐎 🦁 🐕 = 🦀 🤔🙂😆😂

  22. Stoned Gentleman

    Stoned Gentleman

    2 dagen geleden

    I for one, welcome our new crab overlords

  23. Mike Pompano

    Mike Pompano

    2 dagen geleden

    Crab people crab people

  24. Alefunzo Uzzle

    Alefunzo Uzzle

    2 dagen geleden

    This video strangely made me so hungry. Yummy crabs 😋

  25. NightRunner417


    2 dagen geleden

    Something that is extremely cool if you're ever lucky enough to find one is a tiny arachnid called "Pseudoscorpions" or more commonly, "Book Scorpions" or what I was taught as a kid, "Scorpion Fleas". They actually look just like a tiny scorpion with no tail and stinger. The ones I've seen were just bigger than a ghost ant with dramatically wide set, tiny pincers. They're totally harmless (to humans) little scavengers that prey on common household pests like carpet beetles and book lice. I've only ever seen two in my whole life, but supposedly they're very common. Basically, they're spiders trying to be crabs. :-)

  26. Gino McEvoy

    Gino McEvoy

    3 dagen geleden

    In the tree of life (or "bush" if you prefer Dr Stephen J Gould's analogy), there is a branch that contains all the beings we call "marsupials", and we call that branch "Marsupialia". That branch is ultimately a sub-branch of another branch "Mammalia" that contains all the beings we call "mammals". There are other branches that stem from the Mammalia branch with beings that look very different from marsupials of course. But there is no escape given both our "classic" (with paraphyletic terms such as "reptile" which are almost meaningless now) and modern definitions, all marsupials are mammals. As are we.

  27. donald kupczyk

    donald kupczyk

    3 dagen geleden

    Here in melbourne au were on desalinated sea water.. And thirty years ago whilst building a transmission line in darwin I developed Fish Scales on both my shins as big as my thumb nails...The hospital called it tropical excsma..I have also hooked onto a Lung Fish in the OBI OBI River near Nambour Qld..I Believe They stopped walking out of the water Long ago ... But They are still feeding on god knows what even to this day....

  28. SubduedRadical


    3 dagen geleden

    So....Doctor John Q. Zoidberg is the ultimate life form?

  29. mihai vizitiu

    mihai vizitiu

    3 dagen geleden

    So the guys from SouthPark were right: Crab People exist.

  30. Timothy Stanley

    Timothy Stanley

    3 dagen geleden

    PBS piggyback again, or I guess crabbybacking…

  31. Laughing Gravely

    Laughing Gravely

    3 dagen geleden

    This is the dumbest most ridiculous thing or notion I have ever heard. Evolution has been debunked more times than just about any theory that exists in the Scientific community by more and more actual Science. The only thing that supports it is more pseudoscience theories. This particular take on it is down right laughable. Hilarious video man. Seriously a great troll of "evolution."

  32. SinasiAnimatesMoreStuff


    3 dagen geleden

    brb I’m gonna evolve into a crab.

  33. changa wind

    changa wind

    3 dagen geleden

    Oh great. Thanks 2020. See you soon sponge bob...

  34. Jake F

    Jake F

    3 dagen geleden

    It's the Crabularity 😯

  35. Jake F

    Jake F

    3 dagen geleden

    It's the Crabularity 😯

  36. sevin furly

    sevin furly

    3 dagen geleden

    Same thing saying again and again, no content atall 👎

  37. Cancega Cross

    Cancega Cross

    3 dagen geleden

    If there's intelligence out there would it look like us??

  38. Toyo Masauce

    Toyo Masauce

    3 dagen geleden

    All humans in a million years will look like mexicans.

  39. NeonNutmeg


    4 dagen geleden

    What if all life on Earth is just a science project for some alien high schoolers and there’s just one kid who keeps failing because his life keeps evolving into crabs instead of literally anything else.

  40. Pedro KF

    Pedro KF

    4 dagen geleden

    It's the Crab's cycle of life

  41. Matthew Davidson

    Matthew Davidson

    4 dagen geleden

    Hello Wonderful Crab!

  42. Persona Non Grata

    Persona Non Grata

    4 dagen geleden

    All hail the Crab King!

  43. Federal Monkey Reserve

    Federal Monkey Reserve

    4 dagen geleden

    Reject humanity, return to CRAB.

  44. nerdydude 1.8

    nerdydude 1.8

    4 dagen geleden

    Crab people

  45. g00gleyes


    4 dagen geleden

    reminds me of that crab people south park episode

  46. Joseph Fish

    Joseph Fish

    4 dagen geleden

    Hummer ev has entered the chat

  47. 42 10

    42 10

    5 dagen geleden

    that research paper look amazing

  48. Sam


    5 dagen geleden

    Just got to put this out there but a panda crab would be amazing.

  49. Willyidol


    5 dagen geleden

    This is interesting but I watched it like i'd watch a horror movie: shaking and wishing my gf was here to take my hand

  50. Zip Zap

    Zip Zap

    5 dagen geleden


  51. Delfino Garza

    Delfino Garza

    5 dagen geleden

    LIES !!!

  52. Rob Beast

    Rob Beast

    5 dagen geleden

    Even if you don’t become a crab you can get crabs! Scratch scratch

  53. Rob Beast

    Rob Beast

    5 dagen geleden

    Al Pacino walks line a crab! I met him as a door man in NYC! He walks with his hand behind his back and only walks side to side.

  54. blu juju

    blu juju

    5 dagen geleden

    it's understandable when there is a lack of coffee in the environment

  55. Dj Neuralink Dj Neuralink

    Dj Neuralink Dj Neuralink

    5 dagen geleden

    I'm not saying the very very different features all crustaceans are the same generally the subtle differences

  56. Dj Neuralink Dj Neuralink

    Dj Neuralink Dj Neuralink

    5 dagen geleden

    Hermit crabs are crabs

  57. Dj Neuralink Dj Neuralink

    Dj Neuralink Dj Neuralink

    5 dagen geleden

    See that's what thrse guys keep leaving out it's not a bunch of different animals turning into crabs it's always crustaceans turning into crabs aren't crabs crustaceans is the stupid what they mean is is the shape goes from a crab to a lobster shape or from a lobster shape to a crab shape but ....

  58. Dj Neuralink Dj Neuralink

    Dj Neuralink Dj Neuralink

    5 dagen geleden

    How can you say wings describe birds and insects and leave out bats?

  59. Privacy Privacy

    Privacy Privacy

    5 dagen geleden

    Why do You say "Hello beautiful person!" Instead of saying "Hello beautiful people!"?

  60. nanocat


    5 dagen geleden

    For the record, he said "crab" at least 47 times lol



    5 dagen geleden

    Oh I believe it. Humans too. My ex used to turn into a real crab when she didn't get what she wanted

  62. Teddy Cooper

    Teddy Cooper

    5 dagen geleden

    What? Marsupials are mammals.

  63. Francisco Rojas

    Francisco Rojas

    5 dagen geleden

    Screw that, Rather be human

  64. Francisco Rojas

    Francisco Rojas

    5 dagen geleden

    Crab people...crab people.... crab people.... xD

  65. Amipotsophspond


    6 dagen geleden

    it just means all of the intelligent life just gets eaten by crabs, before it can evolve into a non crabs.

  66. SHADED Lifestyle

    SHADED Lifestyle

    6 dagen geleden

    Crab people! Crab people!!

  67. Rob L

    Rob L

    6 dagen geleden

    Evolution is a belief by the willfully ignorant.

  68. chandrakant isi

    chandrakant isi

    6 dagen geleden

    Lol he is saying that a meme is not scientifically accurate

  69. Siddfeed


    6 dagen geleden

    from apes, to homosapians, and finally to giant crabs

  70. ruben bonilla

    ruben bonilla

    6 dagen geleden

    @1:15 "marsupials resemble mammals, but they're not" Actually, marsupials are mammals.

  71. Rich Osthoff

    Rich Osthoff

    6 dagen geleden

    Check your research. Marsupials most certainly ARE mammals.

  72. Jonathan Detert

    Jonathan Detert

    6 dagen geleden

    There's gonna be a rick and morty episode with humans accelerated into crabs now.

    • tonight's big loser

      tonight's big loser

      5 dagen geleden

      South Park did it

  73. Jay H

    Jay H

    7 dagen geleden

    Evolution 😂😂

  74. Cole B. Ryan

    Cole B. Ryan

    7 dagen geleden

    Marsupials are mammals.

  75. Francisco Urrutia

    Francisco Urrutia

    7 dagen geleden

    So, that means we will all live in pee pee island and have raves together?

  76. ⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻


    7 dagen geleden

    That's Crabby If You Tell Me

  77. Christopher Peterson

    Christopher Peterson

    7 dagen geleden

    When are people going to realize that evolution is not true and not even close to being proven. Let me ask u this, when an animal is in an environment and it dies how does it pass on that information to its fellow species to make sure they evolve correctly to prevent more of the same deaths.

  78. Art Fluegge

    Art Fluegge

    7 dagen geleden

    I wonder if homo sapiens evolved from more that one mammal or being.

  79. issac pierce

    issac pierce

    7 dagen geleden

    Crab people crab people crab people

    • D C

      D C

      7 dagen geleden

      Look like crab talk like people

  80. BladesofElysian


    7 dagen geleden

    "Crab people"

  81. Peter Jones

    Peter Jones

    7 dagen geleden

    If you believe any of this you probably went to school every indoctrinating day !

  82. Errol Collins

    Errol Collins

    7 dagen geleden

    Evolution is one big lie.

  83. Windows XP Background

    Windows XP Background

    7 dagen geleden

    CONVERGENT* evolution Couple more things you got wrong but good vid!

  84. Shapshifting Reptilian

    Shapshifting Reptilian

    7 dagen geleden

    Lol so called “evolution” if we evolved from monkeys how come they still got monkeys around.🤡

    • Shapshifting Reptilian

      Shapshifting Reptilian

      7 dagen geleden

      @issac pierce if u read you would know what sarcasm and comedy was...luv u bud 💙

    • issac pierce

      issac pierce

      7 dagen geleden

      Either way still love ya bud ❤️

    • issac pierce

      issac pierce

      7 dagen geleden

      Well if your a reptilian i dont think you evolved the same as humans 🤷‍♂️

    • issac pierce

      issac pierce

      7 dagen geleden

      Look up Anunaki and the book of enoch

  85. mediaplague


    7 dagen geleden

    "Crab Humans" are called "TGirls".

  86. Ross N

    Ross N

    7 dagen geleden

    Getting increasingly difficult to make my morning coffee with these claws, also can no longer wear sunglasses with my eyes out on stalks now. Now it makes so much sense why people keep telling me to "come out of my shell".

  87. Mork 666

    Mork 666

    8 dagen geleden

    Explanation : those creatures started watching SpongeBob SquarePants!!

  88. Holkswagen


    8 dagen geleden

    Why do you have a little black triangle in the video sometimes??

  89. Matriarchal Monarch

    Matriarchal Monarch

    8 dagen geleden

    Crab society

  90. Gene Pozniak

    Gene Pozniak

    8 dagen geleden

    Parallel evolution of lizards, mammals, and fish: If you saw an ichthyosaur in the ocean, you would assume that it was a dolphin, they look so similar and would behave similarly (e.g., holding their breath), but the lizard's tail would resemble a fish's, as would its lack of eyelids. And the fish, unlike the mammal and lizard, did not start out with four legs. :-)

  91. AnRa Arting

    AnRa Arting

    8 dagen geleden

    Crab like human - **Parshendi have entered the chat**

  92. AnRa Arting

    AnRa Arting

    8 dagen geleden

    I wonder if Brandon Sanderson read up on this

  93. antony kulik

    antony kulik

    8 dagen geleden

    Might explain why 95% of alien life that visit this planet are bipedal humanoid type

  94. Allan Brotchie

    Allan Brotchie

    9 dagen geleden

    Marsupials mostly have a pouch to carry their young.

  95. Robert Ordonez

    Robert Ordonez

    9 dagen geleden

    Yo this guy is so fine...

  96. peace keeper

    peace keeper

    9 dagen geleden

    they are devolving ,ppl should really learn by now ,almost all adaption comes from de-activation genes not the other way around

  97. LeiionReyn


    9 dagen geleden

    They are nephews I guess. 😨👁👁 For example, like different apes in the billion years to Homo sapiens.

  98. Oswaldo Netto

    Oswaldo Netto

    9 dagen geleden

    It's awesome when you just copy content and no one seems to noticed, isn't it?

  99. Ryan K.

    Ryan K.

    9 dagen geleden

    You mean my hermit crabs aren't real crabs? Those little bastards! They've been tricking me the whole time!