Coconut crab pictures: Giant crab attacks humans?

There are reports circulating online that the giant coconut crab could attack and even eat humans. The coconut crab is the largest land-living arthropod in the world. It is also called robber crab, terrestrial hermit crab, and palm thief.

The species inhabits the coastal forest regions of many Indo-Pacific islands.

Here are pictures/photos of the giant coconut crab.
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