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11 Crazy Facts That Prove How Weird The Ocean Is

There's so much to be discovered! To see the ocean's wonderful weirdness up close, visit the National Aquarium.

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8. Mantis shrimp are crazy strong and have super eyesight.

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Like their namesake – the praying mantis – these dudes kill their prey pretty violently. They can swing their clubs at speeds of 31 to 52 mph. Plus, these shrimp have the most complex eyes in the animal kingdom. Not so shrimpy.