mantis shrimp

Image of the Day: Clubbing
Kerry Grens | Oct 19, 2018
Mantis shrimps’ remarkably swift kicks come from springs built into their dactyl clubs.
Image of the Day: Landing Blows
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 18, 2018
The smashing mantis shrimp is strategic in its attack on sea snails.  
Insects’ Neural Learning and Memory Center Discovered in Crustaceans
Catherine Offord | Dec 1, 2017
Aggressive little marine predators, mantis shrimps possess a mushroom body that appears identical to the one found in insects.
Kung Fu Shrimp
The Scientist Staff | Nov 30, 2017
Watch a mantis shrimp punch its prey into submission using its specialized hammers.