The Animal Kingdom's Fastest Movements

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

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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