The Enormous Lion's Mane Jellyfish
The lion's mane jellyfish is so long, it rivals the length of the largest animal on Earth—the blue whale. A single lion's mane can have up to 1,200 tentacles. The tentacles are arranged into eight sets, each set containing anywhere between 70 to 150 individual tentacles.
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Key Facts In This Video
The lion's mane jellyfish is the largest jellyfish in the world. (00:13)
The lion's mane jellyfish grows up to eight feet wide. (00:27)
Watch carnivorous anemones take down a living lion's mane jellyfish: (01:29)