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The Jellyfish that Conquered Land — and Australia


Most people know jellyfish and their ilk — the cnidarians, of sea pen, anemone, coral, and man’o’war fame — live in water and (happily for us) stay pretty well confined to it. But as it turns out, that’s not entirely the case. In 1935, in a fit of profound naïveté, the government of Queensland introduced [...]

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