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Why are mantis shrimp deadly?

Asked: Nicholas Geoffrion, Last Updated:

Deadly strike mechanisms Their anterior extensions function as a whole so they can hit their prey with them. Mantis shrimp can reach up to 102.000 m/s2 of acceleration and more than 80 km per hour, the equivalent of 22-calibre gunshot acceleration.

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