Peacock Mantis Attacks Disco Clam, Attempts Mating | Video

The clam initially fought off the attack with its tentacles, which were found to contain high levels of sulphur. (Full Story)

The mantis can be seen backing away and entering a "catatonic state" after interacting with the tentacles. The relentless mantis attacked again in a mating attempt.

credit : Roy Caldwell, University of California, Berkeley