Crabs Keep Turning Into Land Animals!

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When a species evolves from living in water to living on land it’s called terrestrialization, and it’s not an easy task. Yet crabs keep making the jump from sea to shore. Why? And how do they do it?
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  1. SciShow
    3 muaj më parë

    This episode is brought to you by the Music for Scientists album! Stream the album on major music services here: Check out the “For Your Love" music video here:

    1. Daniel Sayre
      Daniel Sayre
      3 muaj më parë

      Gods of Science - The Coup

    2. Markle2k
      3 muaj më parë

      @The Hondo It’s a gimmick. Notice how they don’t play any samples of the music in the incorporated ad for fear of the sponsor demonetizing the video and stealing the ad revenue back.

    3. TheRedRobin96
      3 muaj më parë

      I would be very interested to see this develop over the next million years.

    4. The Hondo
      The Hondo
      3 muaj më parë

      I don't know what is more fascinating. Crabs turning to land animals or people out there existing that make music for scientists.

    5. Patrik
      3 muaj më parë

      That album is absolute ear cancer.

  2. Zachary Christensen
    Zachary Christensen
    Ditë më parë

    "Thankfully, crabs are not whales, as you may have noticed."

  3. korpse6rinder
    3 ditë më parë

    It's only a matter of time before they master fire.

  4. JC Luna
    JC Luna
    4 ditë më parë

    Some lady killed Herbert the crab. A crab with no legs because you didn’t make this video a year earlier. She fed Herbert cat food, and made him celebrate Christmas and tried to get him to love America. 😒

  5. l l
    l l
    5 ditë më parë

    "Why do things keep turning into crabs?" "Why do crabs keep turning into land animals?" "Why do crabs keep starting to care for their young?" "Why do crabs keep becoming literate?" "Why do crabs keep getting elected to positions of power?" "Why do crabs keep enslaving primates?" "Why do crabs keep going to space?" "Why do crabs keep colonizing other planets?"

  6. TalynCo
    8 ditë më parë

    Guys have you heard of the spider?

  7. JordanSins youtube watching
    JordanSins youtube watching
    8 ditë më parë

    Giant enemy crab

  8. Ramen Artist
    Ramen Artist
    9 ditë më parë

    crab :D

  9. Enkii Muto
    Enkii Muto
    10 ditë më parë

    PBS eons: WHY DO THINGS KEEP TURNING INTO CRABS? Sci Show: Crabs keep turning into land animals! ah... the cycle of life

  10. Nick Hannam
    Nick Hannam
    11 ditë më parë

    I haven't watched this channel in like 4 years and I'm just wondering when Michael became a samurai

  11. N0t M8d
    N0t M8d
    13 ditë më parë

    id like to think crabs are going to become the new ants, just a bit larger

  12. qasim jebran
    qasim jebran
    14 ditë më parë

    3.45 you had the perfect moment to say Krabby Pattie and you blew it

  13. Dash Perú
    Dash Perú
    15 ditë më parë

    Hmm, brood care in crabs may be a start of becoming super intelligent. If they live long enough, and pass down skills and knowledge, it would be possible I guess.

  14. Yourmykill
    17 ditë më parë

    what are you wearing? a jacket? a sweater? a shirt? I'm intrigued.

  15. Yo soy Yo Mismo
    Yo soy Yo Mismo
    18 ditë më parë

    Evolve to crab.

  16. totalherenow
    19 ditë më parë

    Your intonation and pronunciation is just like the other guy! Who did it first?

  17. Winterfang
    20 ditë më parë

    I'm mesmerized by this dude's hair

  18. Jeronimo mod
    Jeronimo mod
    20 ditë më parë


  19. Jeronimo mod
    Jeronimo mod
    20 ditë më parë

    🙄 nope when I picture crabs I picture your mama. And what a wonderful woman she is taking care of all those little baby crabs and treating them better than she ever taught you. Love is Blind love is cruel. But no matter what your mama always loved you and everybody else😐🤷‍♂️

  20. David Piel
    David Piel
    21 ditë më parë

    Cuddly Danzig is my new favorite.

  21. JeremiahPTTN
    23 ditë më parë

    I love puns, but the delivery of that crabcake pun was shameful and painful.

  22. Grandtheftmanual V
    Grandtheftmanual V
    23 ditë më parë

    World superpower history.. Huns... Romans... British... Russians... Americans... Future: Chinese... Crabs.

  23. SICCC Studios
    SICCC Studios
    24 ditë më parë

    Goddammit crabs, stay in your lane!!

  24. Am just a nigga widda rocket lawnchair
    Am just a nigga widda rocket lawnchair
    25 ditë më parë


  25. Philip J Fry
    Philip J Fry
    25 ditë më parë

    The last video I watched said things keep evolving into crabs. This video says crabs keep changing into things. MAKE UP YOUR MIND ALfirst.

  26. Leon Jordan
    Leon Jordan
    26 ditë më parë


  27. Eltipoquevisteayer
    27 ditë më parë

    i heard you fishes went crazy into going into land, am i too late to join? ... oh

  28. Edward Wilks
    Edward Wilks
    28 ditë më parë

    Earth is slowly becoming Roshar

  29. The Voices Told Me To Again
    The Voices Told Me To Again
    28 ditë më parë

    Every time he says "microbiome", i think of poop aenemas in South Park.

  30. Edward Green
    Edward Green
    29 ditë më parë

    Things turn to crabs, crabs turn to other things.

  31. Hasan Muhammad
    Hasan Muhammad
    29 ditë më parë

    0:46 umm that's obvious, *they want our money*

  32. Jane Chambers
    Jane Chambers
    Muaj më parë

    Our ancestors--fish--became land animals--why not crabs?

  33. Jace White
    Jace White
    Muaj më parë

    6:35 that's a scary picture

  34. Mv Vm
    Mv Vm
    Muaj më parë

    Crab people will soon be part of our society. Maybe they will bring the end of discrimination.

  35. Brent Hollett
    Brent Hollett
    Muaj më parë

    Why do six legged animals never grow past small sizes though? Everything is becoming crabs, but all the big stuff has 4 effective limbs, not 2. Where my centaur at?

  36. Trüffeltroll 666
    Trüffeltroll 666
    Muaj më parë

    South park predicted this

  37. Place_Holder
    Muaj më parë

    Things keep becoming crabs, crabs keep evolving into land animals. Its not too hard to imagine that an alien planet where terrifying crab based abominations rule the land and sea

  38. Utter Non-Cents
    Utter Non-Cents
    Muaj më parë

    If you see a horrid beast evolving: push it back in

  39. derpion derpson
    derpion derpson
    Muaj më parë

    “So their lungs aren’t entirely new organs but heavy modification on things that were already there”... like how new organs are formed? I mean we all know the spleen didn’t just miraculously appear one day, it was some other organ until it’s purpose changed and it became the spleen... obviously this happened long before we were humans but that is how organs come about, something that wasn’t this thing, slowly adapts until it’s no longer what it was but something new instead.

  40. Nathan Lang
    Nathan Lang
    Muaj më parë

    I don't know what life will look like on other planets, but I'm sure it'll have crabs

  41. Matthew Chandler
    Matthew Chandler
    Muaj më parë

    People....we have crabs.

  42. drakelord56
    Muaj më parë

    Crab people... Crab people. Taste like crab... Talk like people...

  43. A Skeleton
    A Skeleton
    Muaj më parë

    Reject monke. *_Time for crab._*

  44. Liam Malone
    Liam Malone
    Muaj më parë

    I wonder what Dr zoidberg insides look like Whoop whoop whoop whoop🦑🐙

  45. Eric Stankiewicz
    Eric Stankiewicz
    Muaj më parë

    Reject crab, return to land

  46. Mao Sama
    Mao Sama
    Muaj më parë

    Soon there will be crab people.

  47. Mr. Snuffles
    Mr. Snuffles
    Muaj më parë

    Things keep evolving into crabs and crabs keep turning into land animals. Therefore, things keep turning into land animals.

  48. suirall
    Muaj më parë

    good morning, England here, what you call rollie pollies we call woodlice, peace out.

  49. Levi Kalden
    Levi Kalden
    Muaj më parë

    Evolve to crab Abandon water

  50. Peter Peterson
    Peter Peterson
    Muaj më parë

    if a octopi could cross breed with a coconut crab you would see the rise of a new sentient species within a couple short generations...

  51. Anthony Jungen
    Anthony Jungen
    Muaj më parë

    0:31 I heard they've been known to live in bushes too! Lol

  52. Strideo1
    Muaj më parë

    The thing about crabs making their way onto land is that eventually they could become giant and then they'd become our enemies and then we'd be forced to attack their weak points for massive damage.

  53. William Shreckengost
    William Shreckengost
    Muaj më parë

    I swear I expected that bit at 3:00 to be "Thankfully, crabs are not whales...yet." I mean, it's totally gonna happen. When whales turn into crabs, and into land animals, they'll basically be beach balls.

  54. Josh Guyette
    Josh Guyette
    Muaj më parë

    What's with the coat?

  55. Bazoo
    Muaj më parë

    crab people crab people

  56. lester egonia
    lester egonia
    Muaj më parë

    We gonna make a caveman crab now

  57. Lushed Leshen
    Lushed Leshen
    Muaj më parë

    Brandon Sanderson would like to know your location🤣

  58. KamiKyojin
    Muaj më parë

    When we look at a crab we don't tend to say "oh you're a smart little boy, aren't you?" However, we should consider that our own ancestors (the ones we have in common with dinosaurs, wombats and hippos) probably weren't that bright either. One day we'll be gone and considering how things are going, we might take most other established species with us for good company. At that time would welcome the new crab overlords and wish them luck against the cepholapod empires of the inky-inky sea.

  59. Bad4You
    Muaj më parë

    As long as Sharks don't turn into crabs and start breathing air , everything will be fine .

  60. Memeulous 4ft
    Memeulous 4ft
    Muaj më parë

    Yet again, crabs prove to be the ultimate lifeform

  61. The autistic Artist
    The autistic Artist
    Muaj më parë

    If everything keeps turning into crabs, then....

  62. NoPantsBaby
    Muaj më parë

    You made your choice crabs!!! Now live with it!

  63. Steve Schulz
    Steve Schulz
    Muaj më parë

    🦀 The ocean is gone! 🦀

  64. ThePoohat
    Muaj më parë

    oh when did scishow get steven seagal?

    1. Strideo1
      Muaj më parë

      He's not mumbling in a low voice enough to be Steven Seagal.

  65. earline jackson
    earline jackson
    Muaj më parë

    Highly interesting and informative! Thanke you.

  66. Olwyn Skye
    Olwyn Skye
    Muaj më parë

    Craaaab people, craaaab people... 🦀

  67. crab
    Muaj më parë

    armpit breathing

  68. K. C
    K. C
    Muaj më parë

    The Bahamas.

  69. RafaelS156
    Muaj më parë

    Oh hell no, they are basically faster and bigger spiders

  70. David Kelly
    David Kelly
    Muaj më parë

    Everything wants to be a crab and crabs want to be vegan spiders is my takeaway. lol

  71. Shane O'Brian
    Shane O'Brian
    Muaj më parë

    What makes cancer tenacious? The moon rules the fluids Including the inner juices of human beings That which assimilates and feeds the body So the crab feeds his astral plane Assimilating and distributing all he receives Slowly, until it becomes a part of you

  72. Pax Americania
    Pax Americania
    Muaj më parë

    Abandon ocean go to land.

  73. Lochie Griffiths
    Lochie Griffiths
    Muaj më parë

    Sometime in the future, when all humans are gone, crabs will evolve and become the new humans of the world

  74. R H
    R H
    Muaj më parë

    Those crabs think they are better than us because they don't exhale out of the same hole they inhale from! We'll show them!

  75. kai razor
    kai razor
    Muaj më parë

    Crabs will take over when humanity is gone

  76. Corzappy
    Muaj më parë

    Conclusion: Crabs are literally the highest form of existence.

  77. Jacob Lee
    Jacob Lee
    Muaj më parë

    The bromeliad crab is really fascinating. Wish there was more info about it online.

  78. cosmichero 2025
    cosmichero 2025
    Muaj më parë

    The land crab that uses snail shells to catch rain water is a fun one

  79. tasteslikesalt
    Muaj më parë

    any crab that lives to be 60 years old needs to be cast in the next sequel to catch me if you can

  80. Matt K
    Matt K
    Muaj më parë

    Craaaaaab peeeeople...craaab peeeople...

  81. Rose Brigade
    Rose Brigade
    Muaj më parë

    Can I just point out that crabs are intelligent enough to know that the pH level of water can be tweaked by adding a shell to it?.. Crabs are becoming chemists. We are gonna see crabs develop acid they can spray out at attackers one day strong enough to melt skin tissue.

  82. Bouzsi
    Muaj më parë

    Sorry, did he say they _breathe in through their walking legs?_ Oh, he did? Cool cool cool. No problem. Just making sure. 😳

  83. Juanito Guanzito
    Juanito Guanzito
    Muaj më parë

    where i live there is a bunch of crabs on the land

  84. Callum Joyce
    Callum Joyce
    Muaj më parë

    Holy crap crabs are awesome

  85. Jaja Pichai
    Jaja Pichai
    Muaj më parë

    Everyone: talking about crabs Me: why tf is this guy wearing a winter coat

  86. Mike Tacos
    Mike Tacos
    Muaj më parë

    Return to Monke + Advance to Crab = Tree Crab

  87. Fallout Radio
    Fallout Radio
    Muaj më parë

    Nice cut G

  88. Kerryn Taylor
    Kerryn Taylor
    Muaj më parë

    A note: Hermit crabs and Coconut crabs/Robber crabs are not true crabs.

  89. gowzahr
    Muaj më parë

    My guess? They're tired of eating seafood.

  90. E.Y. Covian
    E.Y. Covian
    Muaj më parë

    *Crab comes to land* Crab: QUE THE RAVE!@

  91. probably not you
    probably not you
    2 muaj më parë

    Reject humanity, evolve to crabbe

  92. Love K
    Love K
    2 muaj më parë

    If everything evolves into crabs, and crabs keep turning into land animals... #TEAM_MAGMA_WAS_RIGHT

  93. Jake
    2 muaj më parë

    3:48 This kills the crab.

  94. Tim Andrus
    Tim Andrus
    2 muaj më parë

    I'd want to get out of the ocean too, given it's current state.

  95. Sean Brodbeck
    Sean Brodbeck
    2 muaj më parë


  96. Mad_Nadder_ Whooo_are_YOU?
    Mad_Nadder_ Whooo_are_YOU?
    2 muaj më parë

    This guy sounds just like Hank…LOL

  97. Sunny Mu Ni9hty
    Sunny Mu Ni9hty
    2 muaj më parë

    Oh there was one appearing in my garage. My house is nowhere near waterplace.

  98. Sonichu 2 Electric boogaloo
    Sonichu 2 Electric boogaloo
    2 muaj më parë

    Is it me or is Michael turning into snape

  99. Joshua Harrison
    Joshua Harrison
    2 muaj më parë

    Me and my guy need to start working out

  100. Earthium
    2 muaj më parë

    Crabs are armored balloons, got it.