Gut Check Thing of the Year Nominee: Land Crabs

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As part of our year-end celebration, Gut Check is highlighting the people, places and things that have made the blog's first year (well, seven months, actually, but who's counting?) so much fun. There are five nominees for the inaugural Gut Check Thing of the Year award. I'll announce the winner on Friday.

Land Crabs

Pros: Gut Check's first inside joke, land crabs -- like the duck-billed platypus and Ann Coulter -- are evidence that natural selection or God (or both) have a wicked sense of humor.

Cons: Hard to catch, and -- let's be honest -- creepy.

-Ian Froeb

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