No, That’s Not a Basking Shark!

If you happen to be splashing about in the waters off Spain, Italy, Japan, the Atlantic side of Panama or a growing number of other places and you accidentally swallow a tiny jellyfish worry ye not because you may have just ingested Turritopsis nutricul the only living creature who possesses the secret to immortality.

I’ve no idea if the jellyfish-like creature has made it to the waters of Tenerife yet but if you see me wallowing about open-mouthed in the coastal waters off Los Cristianos – now you will know why. In the meantime, just to prove I am in fact sane and haven’t imagined this fascinating creature follow this link to find The Curious Case of the Immortal Jellyfish as published in Discover magazine.

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