I Don’t Think You’re Ready for These Jellies

 

By: It’s Okay To Be Smart

Published on Aug 31, 2015

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Check out the FULL video from Smarter Every Day of jellyfish stinging in microscopic slow-motion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WJCn…

Jellyfish are mesmerizing and beautiful and I have no idea how they work. So I went behind the scenes at the Monterey Bay Aquarium with my new friend Tommy to learn all about them. I saw some things…

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(Whale illustrations by Nobu Tamura/CC-BY-3.0)

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Joe Hanson – Creator/Host/Writer
Joe Nicolosi – Director
Amanda Fox – Producer, Spotzen Inc.
Kate Eads – Producer
Andrew Matthews – Editing/Motion Graphics/Animation
Katie Graham – Camera
John Knudsen – Gaffer

Theme music: “Ouroboros” by Kevin MacLeod

Other music via APM
Stock images from Shutterstock, stock footage from Videoblocks (unless otherwise noted)

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