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Published on 01 Sep 2014 | over 3 years ago

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Dr. Jamie Seymour JellyDudeinNemoLand (@JellyDudeInNemo) handled the Stomatopod for us.
The video was filmed by myself and Richard Fitzpatrick.

Music is "Bottles" by A Shell In The Pit.
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Gordon also did the slow motion Sound Design (and I think it's awesome)

The bulk of the information in this video came from these papers.

Dr. Sheila Patek:

"The stomatopod dactyl club: a formidable damage-tolerant biological hammer"

Dr. James Weaver was a tremendous help in the creation of this video. I'm indebted to him for how generous he was with his time.

The crab clubber components were made by Emily Weddle

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The Hyperbolic Paraboloid was rendered by Michael Zappe

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