At the beginning of the wet season on Christmas Island more than 150 million red crabs move from inland shelters to the shore for their annual breeding season. During this time, usually from October to November, the entire forest floor, and even the roads that run through it, are swathed in a sea of red in one of the most spectacular animal migrations in the world.

Christmas Island (an Australian external territory in the southern Indian Ocean) ~ At the beginning of the wet season (October-November) more than 150 million red crabs move from inland shelters to the shore for their annual breeding season.

Red crab migration | Christmas Island National Park - crabs climb down cliff to reach the sea.

Red crab migration Christmas Island National Park - crabs climb down cliff to reach the sea.

libutron:  Red Crab Migration  Every year, in the Christmas Island, Australia, around 100 million of red crabs migrate in mass to the sea to...

libutron: “ Red Crab Migration Every year, in the Christmas Island, Australia, around 100 million of red crabs migrate in mass to the sea to spawn. This takes place each year around November, after the start of the wet season and in synchronisation.

Red Crab Migration - Christmas Island, Australia I WISH TO GO TO CHRISTMAS ISLAND DURING THE GREAT CRAB MIGRATION AND SCUTTLE ALONGSIDE MY CRUSTACEOUS BRETHREN!!! ლ(ಠ_ಠ ლ) (づ。◕‿‿◕。)づ

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The Astonishing Annual Red Crab Migration. Each year millions of bright red land crabs leave their burrow homes and head towards the sea to lay their eggs, eventually returning with their offspring in tow - Christmas Island, Australia

The annual Christmas Island Red Crab migration --- INSTINCT instilled by the Creator.

The annual Christmas Island Red Crab migration.

The annual Christmas Island Red Crab migration. Each year an estimated 43 million land crabs migrate to lay their eggs in the ocean. Authorities close most of the island’s roads during the migration, which normally takes at least a week.

Christmas Island National Park, Australia  Christmas Island’s red crab migration

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Crab Bridge on Christmas Island in Australia is really for crabs - to help the crabs during migration season. (Photo: Courtesy of Christmas Island National Park) World's Strangest Bridges

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