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A venomous medusa-like beast as long as a blue whale has emerged as an unlikely defender of the world’s oceans.The lion’s mane jellyfish is the largest jellyfish known and a contender for the longest animal of all time. Its bell can be 2.5 metres across, and its tentacles can stretch over 30 metres – about the same length as a blue whale. This is 10 metres longer than the tentacles of the famous Portuguese man-of-war –

via New Scientist.

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September 3, 2010 Posted by | animals | , | Comments Off on Want to go for a swim?