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Vampire Crab

A small reddish crab with bright yellow eyes

Scientific Name: Geosesarma dennerle

Conservation Status:

Data Deficient IUCN Red List

About

Vampire crabs are tiny, colorful, and native to parts of southeast Asia. Their popularity as pets has led to their decline in the wild. To save them, Zoo staff are unlocking the secrets to their reproduction.

LOCATION WITHIN THE ZOO

You’ll find this animal in the LAIR. See Zoo Map.

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