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SO THIS JUST HAPPENED😱💙 Diving with a giant barrel jellyfish! I could not think of a better way to celebrate the end of #WildOceanWeek. The full video of the dive is LIVE right now! I'll put the link in my stories if anybody wants to spend just two minutes watching this breathtaking moment coming face to face with a barrel jellyfish THE SAME SIZE AS ME while diving off of the coast of Falmouth 💙 What an unforgettable experience, I know barrel jellyfish get really big in size but I have never seen anything like it before! For anybody who is in Cornwall do come on down to Maenporth tomorrow at 12pm for a beach clean. There should be a good crowd of us rounded up now so it will be fun – and it will be followed by a small talk about the trip! Thank you Wild Ocean Week and of course the @sharkman_dan for the incredible footage 🎥😍
In yet further proof that our days on this planet are numbered, a giant box jellyfish bigger than a human being was spotted in the ocean waters off the coast of Cornwall in the United Kingdom.
So now we can add that to the list of things that are probably out to get us and includes UFOs, sharks, alligators, dogs, wasps, spiders, asteroids, viruses, artificial intelligence, and, of course, robots.
The gigantic jellyfish was spotted on Saturday by diver and wildlife biologist Lizzie Daly as part of her “Wild Ocean Week” campaign in support of the Marine Conservation Society.
“I get really excited at the thought of boasting about our wonderfully wild coasts and so this July I am embarking on my very own marine adventure #WildOceanWeek,” Daly wrote about her latest adventure. “I want to bring the audience on the journey with me so I will be uploading videos and updates live as it happens throughout the week. Diving with seals, swimming with blue sharks and generally celebrating our coasts #WildOceanWeek is about showcasing how you can immerse yourself with diverse wildlife right on your doorstep and most importantly, supporting those on the forefront of conserving our marine environments.”
“What an unforgettable experience, I know barrel jellyfish get really big in size but I have never seen anything like it before!” Daly wrote after her close encounter with the monstrous jellyfish.
Yeah… I think I am done going anywhere near an ocean.
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Day 3 of WILD OCEAN WEEK!💙 We are in Scottyland! We have headed North to document the cetaceans of the west coast. Suited and booted for round two on the boat to try and find some more Minke whale this evening. It will be a late update this evening but you can catch up now on information about Orca watch and some unseen footage of orca hunting a seal in Shetland by @richardshucksmith! A massive thank you to the Hebredian whale cruise and Steve Truluck for everything today 🎥🐋😍 WILD OCEAN WEEK continues!!