'The Frustration Is Priceless': Diver Captures Crab's Fruitless Battle With Shell

A diver captured the picture of frustration in the waters of Port Phillip Bay, as a crab spent several minutes trying to open a shell, before eventually giving up.

Diver and keen photographer Jules Casey regularly documents what she sees below the waves of Port Phillip Bay, in Victoria, Australia.

On May 28, she posted the footage of the crab’s ultimately unsuccessful mollusk mission to her OneBreathDiver Instagram account, with the caption: “A sand crab found a shell underneath the sand. He excitedly dug it up. Then for the next five minutes desperately tried to get it open.”

The captions continues, “Finally he admits defeat and abandons the shell”. Casey added: “the look of frustration on his tiny face is priceless.” Credit: Jules Casey via Storyful

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