It is kind of interesting to see people out at nights, with bottle torches, running after crabs during crab season here. Those eaten are mostly land crabs, and they have big claws, but not the very large ones. They live in holes and are very good at hiding quickly.
The crabs on this island come out mostly at nights, and can be seen even when driving on the highways.
A couple years ago, my family received two large crabs from a friend. We placed them in a bucket, but the two fellows plotted, and found an escape route!
One night, about two weeks later, I was in the living room when I saw the curtain in the reading corner moving as if something was tugging on it. I sounded the alarm, and everyone in the house gathered to investigate the matter.
To our surprise, one of the crabs was hiding all along (at least two weeks) in our house! We got hold of him once again, and the rest is history!
Also, just a few years ago, I woke up and found another land crab in my bedroom! He was lucky I had other plans for breakfast ☺☺
I hope you have a great week☺ Happy Monday!