If there is one species that Earth’s oceans are abundant with, it’s jellyfish. Thanks to climate change and the general warming of the planet, our oceans are becoming a much more hospitable place for all sorts of jellyfish. However, there will always be those more mysterious and elusive sub-species.
Consider the stygiomedusa gigantea. It is a species of giant jellyfish that is among the rarest in the world. Over the past 110 years, there have only been 115 sightings. According to those who have studied it, stygiomedusa gigantea is one of the largest invertebrate predators in the world.
While its sightings have been rare, luckily a few of the recent ones have been by unmanned ROV vehicles, which allow us to get up close with these terrifying, majestic creatures.
Well, this is going to give me nightmares for a year.
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The history you learned was probably too boring to properly shape your paradigm. These are 25 mind boggling facts that will change your perspective on history.
20. Julius Caeser’s army once split apart to perform a flanking manuever and spent hours in a standoff against itself
15. It is said that for every American killed during World War II about 21 Soviet soldiers were killed.
10. The last widow of a Civil War soldier died in 2003. Gertrude Janeway was 18 when she married 81 year old John Janeway in 1927
5. The current U.S. flag was designed by 17 year old Robert Heft for a school project. He received a B minus. When the president selected his design the teacher changed his grade to an A
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