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|One of the most notable examples of the fauna of Chumbe Island is the Coconut Crab, a crab which has an oceanic phase, a hermit crab phase, then a mature phase in which it is nocturnal and climbs trees. (The claim that it clips off coconuts then climbs down to eat them is unproven!)||There are lots of hermit crabs on the island. In fact, there should be signs on all the tracks saying "Caution, shells crossing"|
|There are lots of other crabs, including fiddler crabs . . .||. . . ghost crabs . . .||. . . and crabs you'll need to identify for me.|
|Lots of lizards and skinks. A good place to watch out for all sorts of crabs, lizards, birds and even a green tree snake (harmless!) is the compost heap - just watch all the crabs bee-lining towards it.|
|Dimorphic Egret, so-called because it also has a white morph, when it is difficult to distinguish from Little Egret.|
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