Crabs is the known for being the symbol of the astrological sign Cancer and are recognizable creatures. They are known for their hard shells, multiple legs and pincers.
Crabs walk sideways and gives teachings on how a path may be direct to a place there is still many routes that are not so direct. Detours occur and the crab teachings that it is only natural how it can happen for one reason or another.
The crab also teaches how to stay protected on various levels, not just physically. The crab will help with keeping one's emotions guarded.