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Giant Isopod

Another Pokemon!

Class: Malacostracans
Order: Isopods

Family: Cirolanidae
Habitat: Atlantic, Pacific; caves, deep sea

The terrifying giant isopod grows up to 18 inch (45 cm) long and up to 3.7 lb (1.7 kg) in weight. Around the same size as a Chihuahua - but we probably don’t need to ask which one you’d rather take for a walk ...

Giant Isopod Giant Isopod - Photo: kikujungboy/Shutterstock

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