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HUH? Scientists Find 'Hasselhoff' Crabs BBC News

Scientists Find 'Hasselhoff' Crabs

There must be a good explanation for this—they're scientists and they're supposed to be smart. British experts have found a variety of new species of crabs living around volcanic vents in the southern Atlantic Ocean. They've named one of the new types of hairy crabs (oh, maybe that's it!) "The Hoff" in honor of Baywatch actor David Hasselhoff. And you thought only the Germans were obsessed with him.

January 4, 2012 3:05 PM