Karkinos

Also known as Giant Crab

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  • Greek Greek (culture)
  • Aquatic Aquatic (attribute)
  • Celestial Celestial (attribute)
  • Deadly Deadly (behaviour)

A Giant crab form the legend of the Greek hero Hercules. This crab aided the nine-headed beast, the Hydra in a fight against Hercules. The hero defeated the crab by crushing it beneath his foot. Since the beast fought valiantly, as a reward Hercules threw it up into the sky to become a constellation.

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