Sheila Patek

Sheila Patek tar tiden på de raskeste dyrene.

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Biologen Sheila Patek forteller om henne arbeid med å måle mantisrekens jakthugg, en av de raskeste bevegelsene i dyreverdenen, ved hjelp av videokameraer som tar 20.000 bilder per sekund.

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Sheila Patek · Biologist, biomechanics researcher

Biologist Sheila Patek is addicted to speed — animal speed. She's measured the fastest animal movements in the world, made by snail-smashing mantis shrimp and the snapping mandibles of trap-jaw ants.

Biologist Sheila Patek is addicted to speed — animal speed. She's measured the fastest animal movements in the world, made by snail-smashing mantis shrimp and the snapping mandibles of trap-jaw ants.