Thursday, October 28, 2010

Video: Live Crab Vending Machine

Posted By on Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 2:08 PM

A colleague found this remarkable report (via NPR) on a vending machine in Nanking, China, that dispenses crabs. Living crabs. They are enclosed in cases and then, according to NPR, kept at a temperature that keeps them docile.
The machines are moving around 200 crabs a day, Xinhua's Tantao News reports. And there's a guarantee that if you buy a dead one, you'll get three live ones, for free, according to Japan Probe.


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