Crabs

What are crabs claws used for?

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April 30, 2013 10:46AM

Male crabs use them to show off and fight other males for female attention. Male fiddler crabs use their giant claws to keep cool as well as attract females. They can also be used for defensive purposes.

If the crab is not so smart and gets caught in a crab pot, then the claw is used for dipping into butte