Sources: Basch and Engle, 1993; animals.net; Oatmeal.com; Wired
Photo: David R. Andrew
See an amazing mantis shrimp on display at Birch Aquarium! Behind protective glass of course.
Jennifer Taylor and her lab at Scripps study the biomechanics of mantis shrimp and other crustaceans, studying how they use their limbs like powerful weapons and how their incredible strength will change under future ocean conditions.