No, it doesn’t eat eyes. As far as I know. Wait – you don’t know for sure, do you? So yeah. It totally eats eyes. Ate my cousin’s friend’s eyes. Cyanea capillata: Latin for Probably Waiting For You To Wade Out Up To Your Ankles.
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…this is the world’s largest jellyfish, with a bell that reaches a staggering 8 feet wide and tentacles that grow to 120 feet long, far longer than a blue whale. And this monster is really, really loving the whole global warming thing, conquering more and more of Earth’s oceans in massive blooms. So please, if you will, welcome our new giant gelatinous overlords.
It’s those seemingly endless tentacles, hundreds and hundreds of them, that make this incredible growth possible, according to Lisa-Ann Gershwin, a marine biologist with Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation. “They’ve got all of these fishing lures out there at the same time,” she said.