Cold kills thousands of crabs

Dead crabs washed up at Westbrook Bay

The freezingĀ  temperatures may have caused the death of thousands of velvet swimming crabs which have been left littering the shoreline in the Thanet area of Kent. So many velvet swimming crabs – or devil crabs, as they are commonly known – have been washed up in Westbrook Bay over the last week that people have struggled in some places to see the sand. More here

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