Boxer Crab

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    The boxer crab is a fascinating little crustacean which holds onto two small, stinging sea anemones with its front claws. When a threat approaches, it tries to ward it off by brandishing the anemones much like a boxer and his gloves.  In the pictures above, the model is sitting atop a Broccoli variation (2008) reminiscent somewhat of its habitual coral.

    The design is not terribly complicated. All you need to know is that the paper must be divided into thirds. The points at the top-middle of the crease pattern are swiveled around to form the antennae and mandibles; this part might be quite difficult to get right.

   

 

2003-2008 Kenny Baclawski

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