The Snail-Smashing Mantis Shrimp
Season 3 Episode 15 | 3m 46s
The killer punch of the mantis shrimp is the fastest strike in the animal kingdom, a skill that goes hand in hand with its extraordinary eyesight. They can see an invisible level of reality using polarized light, which could lead to a breakthrough in detecting cancer.
Aired: 02/01/17Video has closed captioning.