The Chagos Archipelago enables a kaleidoscope of wildlife to thrive. From its stunning coral reefs to its majestic forests it is home to a diverse range of plants and animals, including the coconut crab the world’s largest crab! With a leg-span of over a metre and weighing in at 4kg this tree climbing, coconut cracking crab has intrigued scientist for centuries.
Come and listen to special guest Dr. Mark E. Laidre enthusiastically introduce you to the coconut crabs of the Chagos Archipelago with his "The coconut crab: behavioural ecology and conservation from Darwin to present" presentation.
Tuesday 12th March6-8pmLinnean Society of LondonBurlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BF
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