Jesus Crab or bin Laden Crab?


photo by John Canfield

By Caity Weaver (, 7/19/2012)

Last weekend, a family in Washington state captured this crab whose markings 100% resemble a sharpie drawing of former head of al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden.

This image was taken from a video the family shot as they unloaded a pot of crab into their boat.

The radio station that first received the hot tip about the crab that looks exactly like Osama bin Laden, 97.3 KIRO FM, is trying to sell it as a Jesus look alike.

Unfortunately for KIRO FM, no one is buying it. If ever a crab has looked not like Jesus and instead like Osama bin Laden, it is this crab.

Curiously, much of the Osama crab’s introductory post on the KIRO FM website focuses not on the crab that looks exactly like one of the most infamous terrorists in history, but rather on the family who discovered it: The Canfields.

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