In 2013, US Wildlife Services killed 75,326 coyotes from a total cull of 4.3m animals, of which around 2m were native speices. Photograph: D...

In 2013, US Wildlife Services killed 75,326 coyotes from a total cull of 4.3m animals, of which around 2m were native speices. Photograph: D...

Vampire crabs, so named because of their glowing yellow eyes, have become popular as pets, but the origin of some of these spooky-looking crustaceans has been cloaked in mystery. Until now. Now researchers have traced the freshwater crabs back to their wild source in Southeast Asia—and report that the two most sought-after species are new to science.

Vampire crabs, so named because of their glowing yellow eyes, have become popular as pets, but the origin of some of these spooky-looking crustaceans has been cloaked in mystery. Until now. Now researchers have traced the freshwater crabs back to their wild source in Southeast Asia—and report that the two most sought-after species are new to science.

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