Crabs: They’re Fascinating…and They Need Your Help

Did you know that crabs can see objects from an impressive 60 feet away and that their eyes can take in a 360-degree panoramic view? Crabs can work together to gather food for their families, and they will even help their neighbors fight off intruders.

Watch the video below to hear more wondrous facts from PETA President Ingrid Newkirk’s talk about her book Animalkind showing why these fascinating animals need our respect.

What YOU Can Do to Help Crabs

A recent PETA exposé revealed that workers in Florida violently tear the claws off stone crabs before throwing the animals back into the ocean, where many of them will likely die because of injuries or starvation. Take action for these crabs now!

You can also visit to take multiple actions that will help crabs, lobsters, and other crustaceans—and be sure to try these delicious vegan crab recipes and vegan seafood products, too.