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Their ability to see circularly polarised light has led to studies to determine if the mechanisms by which their eyes operate can be replicated for use in reading CDs and similar optical information storage devices
O. scyllarus is a smasher, with club-shaped raptorial appendages. An active hunter, it prefers gastropods, crustaceans, and bivalves, and will repeatedly smash its prey until it can gain access to the soft tissue for consumption. It is reported to have a "punch" of over 50 miles per hour (80 km/h). This is the fastest recorded punch of any living animal. The acceleration is similar to that in a .22 caliber handgun, with a force created of 200 pounds (91 kg) per strike. In addition, the surface of its appendages is made up of extremely dense hydroxyapatite, layered in a manner which is highly resistant to fracturing. Glass aquaria can be broken by them. The composition is being investigated for potential synthesis and engineering use
Originally posted by Night Star
Beautiful, but I'd be pissed if it shattered the glass of the tank. Just how strong are these things anyway?
Originally posted by yourmaker
it needs to be in an epic movie where a future army are deciding what animal to weaponize.
experimental ray gun that can alter size of organisms, they make a couple the size of a dolphin, "accidentally" unleashed into the lake and voila, B grade horror movie.