Colonies of pistol shrimp snapping at each other have even been known to disrupt sonar equipment. And if that "gunshot taser bubble" doesn't already sound like some weird superhero power, if the pistol shrimp loses its snapping claw, it'll grow back another on the smaller pincer, giving its formerly wounded appendage time to recuperate and turn into the smaller pincer itself. How these creatures haven't been the main focus of a Japanese monster movie, we'll never know.
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