The adorable little Mantis Shrimp can see more colors than any other living thing on earth! True fact! Does he use his powers for good? No! In fact, you're looking at one of the most mindlessly bloodthirsty critters you could ever hope to scuttle away from! Those little claws? They can shatter glass
! Yep!But that's all besides the point. Pretty colors! Mantis Shrimp can see them and we can't. In fact, if we wanted to describe all the beautiful hues this frisky crustacean can view, we'd only have one course of action: Get ourselves sugar-high on jelly beans and gummy worms, and start making up funny words for all those extra colors. Pinsome! Purpostrophe! Perridinklage! Other words that start with other letters! Do it!The Backstory: The Oatmeal
teamed up with Squishable's Project Open Squish to create the world's first and only huggable Mantis Shrimp. And lo, it was good! If you don't know what a Mantis Shrimp is, go read this comic
and learn about the terrifying-yet-magnificent creature that is the product of nearly a half billion years of evolution. It will figuratively and quite possibly literally blow your mind.