A Christmas crustacean
  • 【摘要】

    Christmas Island, a tiny Australian territory to the south of Java in the warm Indian Ocean, sounds like the perfect place for those tired of the northern winter to open their presents. A festive gift... 展开>>Christmas Island, a tiny Australian territory to the south of Java in the warm Indian Ocean, sounds like the perfect place for those tired of the northern winter to open their presents. A festive gift received here in this tropical paradise of white sands and palm trees, where frigate birds and red-footed boobies twist and turn in the wind, would surely acquire special sentimental value. But it would have to be kept very safe, for on this island, as on many others in this part of the world, nearly any item left unguarded may be spirited away – not by the ghost of Christmas Island Past, but by the robber crab. 收起<<

  • 【作者】

    Burton, A. 

  • 【刊期】

    Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 2013年10期

  • 【语种】

    eng