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How does a jellyfish sting? - Neosha S Kashef

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You’re swimming in the ocean when something brushes your leg. When the tingling sets in, you realize you’ve been stung by a jellyfish. How do these beautiful gelatinous creatures pack such a painful punch? Neosha S  Kashef details the science behind the sting.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Neosha S Kashef
  • Director Veronica Wallenberg
  • Animator Johan Sonestedt, Sanny Vestmalm, Joakim Jonsson
  • Narrator Pen-Pen Chen

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