Peacock Mantis Shrimp. Looks sure are deceiving here because this guy is what's known as a smasher, with club shaped raptorial appendages that it uses to repeatedly smash its prey until it can gain access to the soft tissue for consumption.    It is reported to have a "punch" of over 50mph. The fastest punch of any living animal.

Peacock Mantis Shrimp. Looks sure are deceiving here because this guy is what's known as a smasher, with club shaped raptorial appendages that it uses to repeatedly smash its prey until it can gain access to the soft tissue for consumption. It is reported to have a "punch" of over 50mph. The fastest punch of any living animal.

Mantis Shrimp by life-sea.blogspot.com:  Solitary and violent with powerful claws which it uses to spear, dismember and kill prey the Mantis shrimp has been known to break aquarium glass with a single blow. It has enormous and astonishing eyes with 16 types of cones for color vision (Humans have three.), is able to see polarized light, has independently moving eye stalks, and  trinocular vision and depth perception. via http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mantis_shrimp #Mantis_Shrimp…

Mantis Shrimp by life-sea.blogspot.com: Solitary and violent with powerful claws which it uses to spear, dismember and kill prey the Mantis shrimp has been known to break aquarium glass with a single blow. It has enormous and astonishing eyes with 16 types of cones for color vision (Humans have three.), is able to see polarized light, has independently moving eye stalks, and trinocular vision and depth perception. via http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mantis_shrimp #Mantis_Shrimp…

I love  "The Oatmeal". His comics are at once hilarious, shocking, disturbing, moving and even educational. If you haven't yet checked out his website, I highly recommend doing so now. If you have and didn't like it, or just thought "meh", then you need to look again. So much good stuff.  Why the mantis shrimp is my new favorite animal - The Oatmeal

I love "The Oatmeal". His comics are at once hilarious, shocking, disturbing, moving and even educational. If you haven't yet checked out his website, I highly recommend doing so now. If you have and didn't like it, or just thought "meh", then you need to look again. So much good stuff. Why the mantis shrimp is my new favorite animal - The Oatmeal

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This is the Mantis Shrimp which has the most complicated visual system of any animal by a factor of 2. Humans have 3 color receptors Mantis Shrimp have 16 color receptors.

This is the Mantis Shrimp which has the most complicated visual system of any animal by a factor of 2. Humans have 3 color receptors Mantis Shrimp have 16 color receptors.

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