Mantis shrimp on Wikipedia
I have a new Third-Favorite sea creature (The first two being Octopi and Sharks, in that order).
“…in some cases their biological quarter-wave plates perform more uniformly over the entire visual spectrum than any current man-made polarizing optics, the application of which it is speculated could be applied to a new type of optical media that performs even better than the current generation of Blu-ray disc technology.”
Also, they’re often called “thumb splitters” because of their badass claws.
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