jellyfish5

How cool are jellyfish?

Not only do they look like creatures from another planet, other interesting jellyfish facts make them extremely fascinating.

Keep reading for more.

 

jellyfish

Jellyfish do not have brains. Some have eyes.

 
 

jellyfish3

Many jellyfish have bioluminescent organs. This means that their bodies can create and display light.

 
 

jellyfish16

Some jellyfish are as large as humans. Others can be as small as a pinhead.

 
 

jellyfish11

Jellyfish can clone themselves. Really! If you cut a jellyfish in two parts, each part could regenerate into new organisms. Also, if injured, a jellyfish may clone itself into hundreds of jellyfish.

 
 

jellyfish8

When stung by a jellyfish’s tentacle, the venom penetrates a person’s skin faster than the blink of an eye.

 
 

jellyfish4

Jellyfish have been around for millions of years, even before dinosaurs.

 
 

jellyfish10

People in some countries eat jellyfish.

 
 

jellyfish7

Jellyfish are made mainly of water and protein, 95% water.

photos: Alexander Semenov; credit: jellywatch

  • THIS IS FUNNY (0)
  • THIS IS COOL (5)
  • JUST YUCK (0)
  • HELPFUL (6)

You'll like these: