Guide to the Animal Kingdom Episode 2: The Stingers (Corals & Jellies)

Guide to the Animal Kingdom Episode 2: The Stingers (Corals & Jellies)

Standing strong at well over 10,000 species, the “Cnidaria” form a remarkably diverse and colourful (if at times a bit shapeless) group of animals. They include the jellyfish, sea anemones, corals, and their kin, while ranging from microscopic polyps to the gigantic lion mane jellyfish, who can grow to reach a diameter of over 2m, dragging along more than 30m of tentacles. Most species are carnivorous and use tentacles to catch their prey. Continue reading “Guide to the Animal Kingdom Episode 2: The Stingers (Corals & Jellies)”

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