2PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS: Soft white flesh with a round hood or “cap” on topLong tentacles that hang downSome are clear colored, but others can be pink, yellow, blue, and purple.A jelly fish is 98% water.Some jelly fish can even glow in the dark!
3The greatest thing about my animal is that They use their tentacles to sting and poison prey.
4DIET: My animal likes to eat PlanktonSmall fishShrimpCrabsTiny plantsOther species of jelly fish!
5HABITAT: My animal lives One type of jellyfish can live in fresh waterMostly all other jelly fish live in salt water oceansMost live in the shallow water near the coast although some jelly fish can live in deep water
6BEHAVIOR: My animal Squirts water from its mouth to propel forward Mostly floats along the ocean currents with its tentacles hanging down.
7SIZE: The size of my animal Ranges from just a few inches to the largest species, called Lion’s Mane Jellyfish, which has a body that can be over 3 feet long and have tentacles as long as 100 feet!
8TWO THINGS I LEARNED about my animal are that: Some jelly fish can grow larger than a human!Jelly fish do not have eyes, ears or a brain!