Baby mantises harness mid-air ‘spin’ during jumps for precision landings

5 marzo 2015

High-speed videos reveal that, unlike other jumping insects, the juvenile praying mantis does not spin out of control when airborne. In fact, it both creates and controls angular momentum at extraordinary speeds to orient its body for precise landings.
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