Jellies: the life of jellyfish by Twig C. George

By Twig C. George

Describes the actual features, conduct, and normal atmosphere of many species of jellyfish, via easy textual content and pictures.

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By Twig C. George

Describes the actual features, conduct, and normal atmosphere of many species of jellyfish, via easy textual content and pictures.

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Page null16 Jellyfish are so simple that they look like plastic trash floating in the sea. When an animal eats a jellyfish it stays healthy and strong. When an animal eats plastic it gets weaker and weaker and eventually dies. Page null17 Thimble jellyfish Page null18 Upside-down jellyfish Page null19 Some jellyfish lie on the shallow bottom in clear, warm seas and grow their own food. These are called upside-down jellyfish. Once they have eaten small bits of algae, just once, they can grow more inside their bodies by sitting in the sun.

Publisher : Millbrook Press isbn10 | asin : 0761316590 print isbn13 : 9780761316596 ebook isbn13 : 9780585377063 language : English subject Jellyfishes--Juvenile literature, Jellyfishes. 5/3 subject : Jellyfishes--Juvenile literature, Jellyfishes. Page null01 Jellies . Page null02 We don't know everything. Even though it seems we must have discovered all the Earth's secrets and named all the stars by now, we haven't. Even very simple creatures like jellyfish hold mysteries that scientists are just beginning to learn about.

Even very simple creatures like jellyfish hold mysteries that scientists are just beginning to learn about. There are also many jellyfish waiting to be dscovered. On page 9 there is a picture taken by Norbert Wu of a jellyfish that scientists have not named yet. Who knows? Maybe you will be the scientist who discovers the next new jellyfish! To my daughters, Rebecca and Caity Pittenger, who are finding their own way with intelligence and care. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Once again, I thank the remarkable staff of the National Aquarium in Baltimore for their help and inspiration.

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