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    The environmental Web Ecoist blog has a selection of animals most bizarre, scary and weird. Take a look at some of them

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    COCONUT CRABS.

    Jesus I didn't know they got THAT big.

    I once started writing a story (well a serial that didn't get anywhere but I still have the ideas around) where one of the characters, a Neurologist-MD/Geneticist/(Mad Doctor, spoilers~) had coconut crabs as pets. The doctor was named after an obscure French poet who had an awesome name for a neurologist (DE NERVAL, a nom de plume but still awesome), and he had a pet lobster called Thibault. The coconut crab was called Lucien. There would have been genetically modified supercrabs if I ever had got to that point, a few stories later after the first one...

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    Very cool site.

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    Cool link. It reminded me of the Barry the Giant Sea Worm story that came out a little while ago.

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    YUCK! - That is one ugly beastie
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    re Sea Worm - Very cool!

    I can't believe the comments from people who said "its ugly" they should get rid of it!


    If it was 20ft and growing a foot a day I'd agree. What a compelling beastie. If it were close I'd go to see it. Doubt it do more than hide though.


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    seems to me a lovely worm
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    Praise New monster for tonights game!!

    Thanks Turgenev, I was looking for a borrower that a bunch of Kobolds were using to dig some new tunnels and you just gave it to me )

    just need to make it about 4 foot dia , give it some stats, and Voila - instant player freak-out
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    I love the bit that says the sea worm is capable of inflicting permanent numbness on humans with its sting. Wow! That worm must have some Carrion Crawler blood in it.
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    Yeah good pic that worm thing. Some interesting beasts are pretty ugly...

    A site oft quoted as being a good resource but I haven't been there much is this one...

    http://www.cryptomundo.com/

    Found the site hard to nav. Try this link to it.

    http://www.cryptomundo.com/sitemap/


    Ohh look a long post about the Tengu - wheres GP ???

    http://www.cryptomundo.com/cryptozoo-news/tengu/
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