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What is the ONLY insect that can turn its head?

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1) Some people are talking about 360 degrees: "The only insect that can turn its head 360 degrees is the praying mantis." Source: http://www.oddrob.com/bugfacts.asp I don't know if there are many other animals who can do this! 2) Others stay by 180 degrees: "The front portion of the thorax (prothorax), the region just behind the head, is also greatly elongated, forming a necklike structure; mantises are the only insects that can turn their heads to look directly behind them." Source: http://www.4to40.com/encyclopedia/index.asp Here we are talking about 180 degrees... "It has been shown that this insect is capable of stereoscopic vision, allowing it to accurately gauge distances as do most mammalian predators; it uses the extreme mobility of its head (a mantis can turn its head fully 180 degrees and their vision c more
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