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The Secret Life of Robber Crabs

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The Secret Life of Robber Crabs

Short | 02:27

Imagine a crab that can crawl into your home and shoplift silverware! No wonder they're called "robber" crabs.

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Look beyond the Hope Diamond and Lincoln's stove top hat, and you'll discover that, along with beautiful and celebrated treasures, the Smithsonian Institution also houses items that are bizarre, revolting, and downright weird. Take a fun and informative look at ten wondrous and unusual artifacts, from the Soap Man (a man mummified in soap) to a million-year-old sample of giant sloth dung!

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