Jellies: New Aquarium of the Pacific Exhibits Debut

Mysterious creatures float and bewitch in Long Beach.

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Several new areas, all to do with the marvelous world of jellies, make their debut that the Aquarium of the Pacific on Friday, May 22.
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Several new areas, all to do with the marvelous world of jellies, make their debut that the Aquarium of the Pacific on Friday, May 22.
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The diaphanous creatures have no heart, lungs, or brain.
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Visitors will learn how the Aquarium "feeds and breeds its jellies."
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Were jellies on this planet before the dinosaurs arrived? That's a big yes.
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How do jellies get around? Well, the flow of their H2O plays a major part.
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Jellyfish are, in fact, 95 percent water.
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These seemingly fictional creatures are "an indicator of ocean health."
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There's an Adopt a Sea Jelly program through the aquarium, too. (The jelly remains in its aquarium home while you get a certificate and the knowledge that your donation will help.)
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Do jellies really sting? They all do "to some extent," save the comb jellies.
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What do the aquarium jellies eat? Brine shrimp, of course, and not just once a day, but twice.
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Jelly aquariums have rounded corners, which prevents its occupants from getting stuck as they flow with the H2O.
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The new Jellies exhibits are now open at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach.
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