November 10, 2010

Jellyfish, Palau

Photograph courtesy National Geographic Television

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Migration Photos

Each day five million jellyfish glide across the surface of Palau’s Jellyfish Lake to follow the sun—streaming eastward in the morning and westward in the afternoon—in a stunning daily migration. At night, the jellyfish sink down 45 feet (13 meters) to absorb nutrient-rich bacteria, which the algae in their bodies require to survive.

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