Mantis Shrimp Powerful Punch in Slow Motion

Mantis Shrimp Powerful Punch in Slow Motion

In the latest episode of Smarter Every Day, Destin goes to James Cook University in Queensland, Australia, to watch a Mantis Shrimp powerful punch in action and how it can smash a glass test-tube containing a crab.

The peacock mantis shrimp can swing its club-like appendages so fast, the acceleration is comparable to that of a bullet exiting the muzzle of a gun. Watch the Mantis Shrimp punch in super slow motion video below.

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