Sea in the City

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Did you know there are canals crisscrossing Copenhagen, Denmark? This provides the opportunity to see a variety of animal visitors right from the city sidewalk, including this jellyfish (Moon jelly?). The brackish water of the canals is less salty than the ocean, but city life may offer some advantages for this jelly. Protected from larger predators like sea turtles that are absent from this environment, this jellyfish is among the top carnivores of the canal.


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