Fun Facts about Jellyfish
– Jellyfish have no brain, heart of bones. They just have sex organs.”You’re as simple as a jellyfish” is one of my favorite insults.
-Jellyfish can double in size from one day to the next if they have enough food.
-The sting of a jellyfish seems to be calmed by clownfish mucus.
– Jellyfish have been around 650 million years. That’s longer than dinosaurs and sharks.
– Jellyfish can grow to be giants–120 feet long.
-Their diet consists of fish, shrimp, crab, plants and jellyfish.
-Their mouth doubles as their butthole.
Learn more at the Jellies exhibit at the Shedd.