CORAL Video: An Adamantium Mantis

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The Fastest Punch in the World

Mantis Shrimp have a knockout punch, delivering a killer blow as fast as a 22-caliber bullet. From: SPEED KILLS

Speed Kills: The Fastest Punch in the World This is an excellent, must-see video including a 3D animation of the mechanics of the smashing mechanisms displayed by Peacock Mantis Shrimp, Odontodactylus scyllarus. Imagine an invertebrate predator cast in adamantium, the indestructible metal alloy of Superheroes, and this is what you might get. Credit: The Smithsonian Institution Smithsonian Channel | YouTube

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REEF to RAINFOREST MEDIA is an independent, award-winning publishing house based in Shelburne, Vermont founded in 2009. Reef to Rainforest publishes high-acclaimed magazines, digital content, and books for aquarists and underwater naturalists. CORAL is the world’s leading marine aquarium magazine, read in English in more than 100 countries. Available in high-quality print and digital editions. AMAZONAS is the world’s leading freshwater-only aquarium magazine. Both titles are originally published in German by Matthias Schmidt and Natur und Tier -Verlag, Meunster, Germany, and are now available in English in high-quality print and digital editions produced by Reef to Rainforest Media.

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