Red Crabs Begin Migration March on Christmas Island

Red crab migration season, which sees millions of crabs make their way to the ocean to breed, has kicked off on Australia’s Christmas Island, footage posted on October 29 shows.

According to Parks Australia, the exact timing of the annual migration is determined by the phase of the moon.

Extra Divers Australia posted this footage showing the crabs crawling across the island on their journey to the shore. Credit: Extra Divers Australia via Storyful

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