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AquariOMG: Wet Pet Crab Plays Peek-A-Boo With Land Lubber Playmate

A pet crab that can play peek-a-boo? Is this for real?

Crabs are naturally curious creatures, but this one has taken underwater exploration to a whole new level. Peering out of its tank at into the eyes of its owner, it almost looks as if its trying to play a game!

There are basically two kinds of crabs in the world, true and false. Brachyurans, known as “true crabs” have four pairs of legs and squat bodies. Amourans, or “false crabs” have fewer legs and often longer bodies.

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The cute crab in this video is certainly true to life. Watch its fascinating peek-a-boo prompting in the video below!


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Julie Hunt Julie resides in Northern New Jersey with her two kids, two dogs, cat and partner. She has two published books which make excellent trivets if you aren't a fan of poetry. She tolerates people but LOVES animals. If she isn't blogging, she's most likely cuddling with her pups, Paisley and Skyler.