CORAL Video: An Adamantium Mantis

31 Jul, 2013

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This is an excellent, must-see video including a 3D animation of the mechanics of the smashing mechanisms displayed by Peacock Mantis Shrimp, Odontodactylus scyllarus. Imagine an invertebrate predator cast in adamantium, the indestructible metal alloy of Superheroes, and this is what you might get.

Credit: The Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Channel | YouTube

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