Male mantis shrimps sing alone, together

Male mantis shrimps have individual voices but will often work together to attract females or frighten off enemies.

Researchers placed microphones and a recording device in the muddy waters off the Catalina Island coast in California.

The researchers determined the “rumbles” captured by the recording unit were a chorus of shrimps “singing” together, in a similar way to groups of birds or frogs.

Read more at Inter-Research Science Centre