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The Snail-Smashing, Fish-Spearing, Eye-Popping Mantis Shrimp | Deep Look "The killer punch of the mantis shrimp is the fastest strike in the animal kingdom, a skill that goes hand in hand with its extraordinary eyesight. They can s..." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lm1ChtK9QDU

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Recently discovered PBS' Deep Look channel on Youtube and it's fantaaaastic. Learning about nature for the current ADD age I guess since each video's only ~4-5 minutes long but they're so well done. And interesting too.

 ‎· ronin 1
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Seriously, this vid about jumping spiders is so cool too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7qMqAgCqME&t=246

 ‎· ronin
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That mantis shrimp one was fascinating. I must be the right audience for them. Gave me enough fascinating info that (1) I know new stuff and (2) makes me want to look it up to know more. Now on to the spiders video.

 ‎· bentley
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Ze Frank did a mantis shrimp mockumentary which is pretty great too https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=F5FEj9U-CJM

 ‎· Micah 1
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Eye sight update: Mantises’ efficient 3-D vision could guide better robots and drones The mantis is the only insect known to have stereo vision. But, given its tiny brain, scientists have long suspected it must involve a simpler process. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/02/09/world/science-health-world/stereo-vision-mantises-see-3-d-differently-study-says/ ah, sorry, thought this was a praying mantis, anyway enjoy link

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