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MANTIS MURDER SHRIMP (Slow Motion) - Smarter Every Day 121

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Published on Sep 1, 2014

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If you want the Great Barrier Reef to be your real-life science lab, find out more about joining the explorers of the tropics and studying at JCU: http://www.jcu.edu.au
Dr. Jamie Seymour JellyDudeinNemoLand (@JellyDudeInNemo) handled the Stomatopod for us.
The video was filmed by myself and Richard Fitzpatrick.

Music is "Bottles" by A Shell In The Pit.
Download them here:
http://ashellinthepit.bandcamp.com/tr...
Gordon also did the slow motion Sound Design (and I think it's awesome)

The bulk of the information in this video came from these papers.

Dr. Sheila Patek:
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/...
http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~claverie...

"The stomatopod dactyl club: a formidable damage-tolerant biological hammer"
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/336...

Dr. James Weaver was a tremendous help in the creation of this video. I'm indebted to him for how generous he was with his time.

The crab clubber components were made by Emily Weddle
http://www.emilyweddledesign.com

I shot the Shrimp with a Phantom MIRO LC320S made by Vision Research: http://www.visionresearch.com/Product...

The Hyperbolic Paraboloid was rendered by Michael Zappe

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Warm Regards,

Destin

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