The Animal Kingdom's Fastest Movements

The mantis shrimp's punch can accelerate up to 10,000 times the force of gravity.

Key Facts In This Video

  1. The mantis shrimp can produce the world's fastest punch. 00:42

  2. The limbs of a mantis shrimp can accelerate at nearly 10,000 times the force of gravity. 02:15

  3. A trap jaw ant can jump 20 times its body length. 04:47

Written by Curiosity Staff March 23, 2015

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