1. List what you know about lobsters, crabs, shrimp and other crustaceans.
2. Armor and weapons aren’t unique to humans. Can you think of any examples from nature?
1. What gives mantis shrimp their cartoonish appearance?
2. How can a mantis shrimp smash glass?
3. Mantis shrimp share a partial name with the praying mantis. Why is that?
4. What is a smasher? A spearer?
5. Mantis shrimp do what with their clubs to make them even more lethal?
6. What is cavitation?
7. In what ways is a mantis shrimp’s eye so complex?