Lunging after prey: dragonfly larvae
The larvae of dragonflies squirt water out their anuses to lunge forward after prey thanks to hydraulic linkages.
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Car or tractor design, mechanical applications. Packaging--dispersing liquids.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Automotive, mechanical