St. Louis Zoo gets new residents: Moon Jellies

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ST. LOUIS, MO. (KTIV) – THE EMERSON CHILDREN’S ZOO HAS SOME NEW RESIDENTS, moon jellies, gorgeous tropical fish and sea anemones on a live coral reef, and colorful freshwater fish.

Moon jellies are boneless, brainless, heartless and are made almost entirely of water. They have been around since before the dinosaurs. Moon jellies can measure up to 15 inches in diameter, jellies eat plankton, including small shrimps, fish eggs and larvae and live in temperate areas and tropical oceans, coral reefs and bays around the world.

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