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Scientists Recreate Punch of the Mantis Shrimp in a Robot

Clip: 09/28/2021 | 3m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

There are hundreds of species of "mantis shrimp." Those are crustaceans measuring anywhere from an inch to a foot long. The peacock mantis shrimp, indigenous to the waters of Indonesia, has one specific trait that humans are trying to replicate. Chicago Tonight’s Evan Garcia stopped by the Shedd Aquarium to learn more.

Aired: 09/28/21

Rating: NR

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