Borneo From Below Episode 4: Sea Gypsies Catch Crazy Crustaceans

Giant mantis shrimp’s journey from the burrow to the bowl.

Mantis shrimp are amazing. Not only do they have one of the most sophisticated eye systems in the animal kingdom, they also possess the fastest strike — even quicker than a speeding bullet. And in Borneo, Bajau fishermen target them using some unusual techniques before placing them in bottles and selling them at local restaurants. In the latest offering from Borneo From Below, our presenter Bertie takes a closer look at this fascinating creature and the threats it faces.

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