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How many pounds can a mantis shrimp punch?

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The clubs of the shrimp are spring loaded -- similar to a crossbow -- when they release their club, it accelerates at over 50 miles per hour with a force of over 330 pounds -- up to 2500 times the shrimp's own weight. If something the size of a person could hit that hard, they could break steel.

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