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Amazing Jellies
Amazing Jellies

Amazing Jellies

Jewels of the Sea

SCIENCE

48 Pages, 6.3 x 6.1

Formats: Cloth, EPUB

Cloth, $9.95 (US $9.95) (CA $13.95)

Publication Date: October 2004

ISBN 9781593730208

Rights: WOR

Bunker Hill Publishing Inc (Oct 2004)

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Overview

Amazing Jellies presents an entertaining and authoritative look into the little-known world of what we commonly, but incorrectly, have known as jellyfish. Jellies are among the most beautiful and unusual animals on earth. They are found in all the oceans of the world and even in some freshwater lakes and rivers. They come in all sizes, from 3mm to 12 feet across and 100 feet long. They are 95 percent water, with a little bit of protein, oil, and salt. Jellies have lived on the earth for millions of years, and their fossils have been found in rocks 650 million years old. They have no brain, no liver, no kidneys, no heart, no lungs, or gills. They do not need blood, have no eyes, nose or tongue. They can be lethal and are nearly always beautiful.

Author Biography

Elizabeth Gowell is a former marine educator at The New England Aquarium and author of many books including: Life in the Deep Sea (First Books Series), Whales and Dolphins: What They Have in Common, and Dive to the Coral Reefs.

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