The people who research, write and produce QI (Quite Interesting), a British comedy television game show which tests obscure facts, posted an extremely popular AMA on Reddit. This was followed up by sharing a series of fascinating facts about animals as animated gifs. The animated gifs were created by artistMichael Whaite.
The Coconut crab can’t swim or float in water, they can be the size of a small dog, can shin up trees, have claws that can open tin cans and can carry a load that is greater than the luggage allowance on an international flight.
Swimming through treacle is similar to swimming in water, because even though it’s hard to use your arms, the legs are pushing on a harder surface, so you get a big spring from it, so the speed is virtually the same.