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  • Crab Racing in Sydney

    Hermit crabs sit in an aquarium before the start of a crab race at a pub called the Friend in Hand in Sydney, Australia, Aug. 21, 2013. Crab Racing is held every night at several pubs across Sydney, with up to 30 crabs placed in the center of a table and then released to see which one reaches the edge of the table first and declared the winner. Betters typically win prizes like t-shirts or beer.
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  • Crab Racing in Sydney

    A woman reacts as the racing crabs are about to be released in central Sydney, Aug. 21, 2013.
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  • Crab Racing in Sydney

    A man waits to place his bet for a crab race at a pub called the Friend in Hand in central Sydney, Aug. 21, 2013. The events are popular mainly with overseas visitors who bet on the result to win t-shirts or glasses of beer.
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  • Crab Racing in Sydney

    A hermit crab is held by an organizer at a pub called the Friend in Hand in central Sydney, Aug. 21, 2013.
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  • Crab Racing in Sydney

    People react as racing crabs are released for a race at a pub called the Friend in Hand in central Sydney, Aug. 21, 2013.
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  • Crab Racing in Sydney

    Michael Byrne, dressed as a crab, talks to customers before a crab race at a pub called the Friend in Hand in central Sydney, Aug. 21, 2013.
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  • Crab Racing in Sydney

    A party goer is splashed with water after winning a crab race at a pub called the Friend in Hand, in central Sydney, Aug. 21, 2013.
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  • Crab Racing in Sydney

    Two of the hermit crabs cross the finish line, Aug. 21, 2013.
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