shychemist
smartereveryday:

If you don’t already know this, there are two different versions of the mantis shrimp appendage.  I’m a big fan of the smasher myself, but some people prefer to stab their food.  A Smarter Every Day “InfoGIF”. 
Here’s the SED video on smashers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXrxCT0NpHo 
If you’re in the mood for some hardcore science, here’s an article you might enjoy:
http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~claverie/Thomas%20Claverie/Claverie%20et%20al.,%202010.pdf

smartereveryday:

If you don’t already know this, there are two different versions of the mantis shrimp appendage.  I’m a big fan of the smasher myself, but some people prefer to stab their food.  A Smarter Every Day “InfoGIF”. 

Here’s the SED video on smashers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXrxCT0NpHo 

If you’re in the mood for some hardcore science, here’s an article you might enjoy:

http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~claverie/Thomas%20Claverie/Claverie%20et%20al.,%202010.pdf