Mantis Shrimp Mantis Shrimp Natural Psychedelic Vision and Awesomeness

Mantis Shrimp - Natural Psychedelic Vision and Awesomeness

Why the mantis shrimp is awesome. And why I love reading Oatmeal comics! (There is some pretty amazing/interesting info on here, esp about vision in the Mantis Shrimp.) yet not my favorite animal…

This shrimp can see more colors than you can think of. - Imgur

This shrimp can see more colors than you can think of.

This peacock mantis shrimp can see more colors than you can think of. One of Mother Natures amazing critters…

Mantis Shrimp possess compound eyes that contain more types of photoreceptors than in any other known animal.

The 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.

Mantis Shrimp . Probably the best eyesight in the entire animal kingdom.  Each of the eyes has three visual centers, making them the only animal in the world to have trinocular vision...even if they close one eye.  Interesting info at this site.

The Eyes of the Mantis Shrimp are Awesome

The Mantis Shrimp not only looks like a rainbow, it has the most complex sight in the animal kingdom. In other words, not only do they look like a rainbow, they can see far more colors in the rainbow than any other creature on the planet.

savvydew: This mantis shrimp can see more colors than you can think of.  One of Mother Natures amazing critters… So fascinating look at. :)

This mantis shrimp can see more colors than you can think of. One of Mother Natures amazing critters… So fascinating look at.

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Sea life - Mantis Shrimp - A predatory marine crustacean with a pair of large spined front legs that resemble those of a mantis and are used for literally beating prey into submission. Ounce per ounce, nothing in the animal kingdom hits harder.

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- It is reported to have a "punch" of over The fastest punch of any living animal. Beautiful AND Badass!

I wouldn't add this to my tank, but it is super neat - The Peacock Mantis Shrimp Punches Hard Enough To Break Aquarium Glass

Shrimp have never been known as powerful creatures, but the Peacock Mantis Shrimp is not an animal that you want to mess with. (And, for the record, the Peacock Mantis Shrimp is technically a crustacean.

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RAINBOW MANTIS SHRIMP long) Syllarus infinity-imagined: “ These special arthropods (stomatopods) have 16 visual pigments! We only have four, and we can see millions of colors. Their vision is.

We've rounded up some bizarre and crazy animals you never knew existed. I knew about the goblin shark, the mantis shrimp, the bush viper, the narwhal, and the thorny dragon! What about you? -Grace:

20 Bizarre Animals That You Never Knew Existed animals animal animal pictures cool animals. The Mantis Shrimp can see 15 colors.

presenting: the Mantis shrimp, aka Genghis Khan bathed in sherbet ice cream

Thermonuclear Bomb of Light and Beauty

Why the mantis shrimp is my new favorite animal - The Oatmeal - worth clicking and reading the whole thing.

Peacock Mantis Shrimp

Peacock Mantis Shrimp - Click the link to see the newly released collections for amazing beach bikinis!

mantis shrimp.

kora-draws: “ Mantis shrimp, drawn from the specimen at AMNH. Not sure which species it is, I should check next time I go to the museum. These guys have really amazing.

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