Coconut Crab

Coconut Crab
Scientific NameBirgus latro
AppearancesAnimal Forest e+
LocationIn Coconut Trees
Date AvailabilityJune - September
Time Availability7pm - 8am
Sales Price300 Bells

The Coconut Crab is one of the types of crabs that are available in the Animal Crossing Series. They appear in the game Animal Forest e+. They are a rare species throughout the game.


[edit] How to Catch

The Coconut Crab can be caught by using the Net to catch it. They can be found when the player shakes a Coconut Tree, the Coconut Crab will fall on the floor and will gradually move away for the player to catch.

[edit] Player

This is what your player says when you catch a Coconut Crab:

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"ヤシガニを 捕まえた! 木のぼり 上手!"

[edit] Menu

When looking at the Coconut Crab in the bug menu it will say this:

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[edit] Museum

If you donate a Coconut Crab to the Museum, Blathers will say this:

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[edit] Real Life

A Coconut Crab in real life

The Coconut is a species of Hermit Crab and is the largest living anthropod in the world. It has been given the nicknames "Palm Thief" and "Robber Crab" since it mainly lives around Coconut Trees, like in the game Animal Crossing. They are found on the Pacific and Gambier Islands and are an endangered species.

Last edited by Amsey on 27 August 2012 at 01:07
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