‘Invasion’ of land crabs at Florida residence caught on video


It was “the invasion of the land crabs.”

That’s how one Florida house owner described an inflow of the crustacean searching for refuge at his home in Port St. Lucie final week.

“Oh my goodness, I noticed all these crabs and I mentioned, ‘Wow!’” Dan Scovern instructed WPTV on Friday of the creatures. In a video posted on-line, Scovern says they have been “rained out of their holes” following heavy rain that hit the world.

The crabs – of which there look like dozens – are hooked up to and crawling alongside the house owner’s porch display.

“They’re in all places! Everywhere in the display!” he mentioned. “Take a look at ’em. … They’re extra terrified of me than I’m of them.”

Scovern instructed the information station the crabs have been “ 6 inches, 7 inches lengthy. They have been a fairly good dimension with actual massive claws, actual massive crab claws.”

Ultimately, the land crabs fled. The house owner mentioned in his video the “invasion” has occurred earlier than — generally even “every year, loopy.”