golden jellies

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Yellow Jellies ~ Ciemon Frank Caballes | via Nat’l Geo

The residents of Jellyfish Lake on Eil Malk — one of the Rock Islands of Palau — surround a snorkeler. The saltwater lake’s golden jellyfish, harmless to humans, spend much of their lives following the sun as it makes its way across the sky. For these jellies, sunlight is essential: It nourishes the algae-like organisms that live symbiotically in their tissues.

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