Animals and Wildlife

Check out what scientist call 'the strangest crab that's ever lived'

(WTNH) - Scientists are calling a newly discovered species of crab "the strangest crab that's ever lived."

The prehistoric crab had a mismatch of body parts. Scientists say it was no bigger than a quarter with bent claws, big eyes, an exposed tail, and leg-like mouthparts.

Related: Paleontologists discover world's heaviest Tyrannosaurus rex

The fossils date back 95 million years.

More Stories

Storm Team 8 Weather Headlines

Latest Connecticut Headlines

Video Center