What sort of monster is this that's menacing pier 39 in San Francisco? Is it a sea creature that was exposed to radiation and has now emerged from the deep to wreak vengeance? Result of climate change? Alien invader from outer space?
A rolling stone gathers no moss. What kind of crab gathers aeoniums? This kind obviously. Isn't it cool? The people below don't seem too concerned that they'll be consumed by the beast.
He must be a vegetarian as it looks like he prefers to dine on those hanging baskets. On the other hand, there is a speaker in the lower left. Perhaps he simply came on to dry land to party.
A few hours later it looked as if he hadn't moved but do you see any more of those red pelargoniums? That's one clever crab!
So, if you garden in a costal region, beware of giant succulent-bodied flower-eating crabs. And you thought that deer caused a lot of damage... Is it the eve of destruction? No silly, it's just new year's eve. Here's to an even happier and less crabby 2014!