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Blue Swimmer Crab Has Sex With, Buries Mate

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably sat at home wondering, aloud, “How, exactly, do swimming crabsPortunus pelagicus — get it on?” Well, thankfully someone took it upon themselves to record a happy crab couple, and now we know for sure. Two surprises: It involves a lot of carrying and a lot of burying. Also, since these handsome critters are also known as the “blue manna crab,” one wonders if they’re the source of all mana potions everywhere.

(via io9)

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