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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..."


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

Seriously, this vid about jumping spiders is so cool too.

 ‎· ronin

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

Ze Frank did a mantis shrimp mockumentary which is pretty great too

 ‎· Micah 1

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. ah, sorry, thought this was a praying mantis, anyway enjoy link

 ‎· Halil

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