Palau, Micronesia: Jellyfish Lake

The lake, once connected to the ocean through a tunnel, has long since been shut off by limestone. The jellyfish, with no natural predators save sea anemone which pose no serious threat, are trapped inside the lake and have grown to incredible numbers. They follow the sun and feed on algae harvested inside their bodies, and due to the safety of the lake have lost their sting.

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