Nature is Gross

While out exploring the Guillemot Cove Nature Reserve we spotted this huge glop of goo:

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Also known as a Lions Mane jellyfish.

We saw a handful of them on the beach, but the others were maybe the size of my foot or smaller, whereas this one was significantly larger.

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It was still alive… we kept hoping that the tide would hurry up so it might have survived. (It was a warm day!) I’ve never seen a jellyfish that big before (outside of an aquarium)–it was impressive!

I never know what to expect when I walk the beaches around here… love it!

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