Thursday, January 15, 2009

Things You See On A Walk In Namibia

So I was out having my regular afternoon stroll on the desolate diamond-rich coast of Namibia's "Forbidden Zone" (as you do), and I came across this:




It was SEVEN FEET LONG. Yes. More than TWO METRES. And there were dozens of them washed up on the beach:



What the F? Does anyone know what species these jellyfish might be? Or are they just dead aliens or something?

Crazy. And brilliant. Namibia is wild.

2 comments:

Al Fresco said...

Hi SeanT.

Mike has banned me for using the word Lefty - either that or complaining he doesnt ban the word Tory.

pbc is worthless now.

RichardS said...

Sean,

they look like Chrysaora hysoscella (Red Jellies) according to this page:

http://sajellywatch.uwc.ac.za/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=24&Itemid=37