Divers 'awestruck' as they encounter a monster jellyfish 'as big as them' off the Cornish coast 

Mail Online | 7/15/2019 | Bridie Pearson-jones For Mailonline
Click For Photo: https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/07/15/19/16082470-0-image-a-20_1563214814795.jpg

Click For Video: https://videos.dailymail.co.uk/video/mol/2019/07/15/5261135740362600623/1024x576_MP4_5261135740362600623.mp4

This incredible video shows a diver off the British coast swimming with a huge barrel jellyfish - that was 'as big as a her'.

Dan Abbott was filming marine life around the coast with biologist Lizzie Daly, host of BBC Earth.

Leg - Tour - Isles - Duo - Dip

On the last leg of their tour of the British Isles, the duo went for a dip off the coast of Falmouth, Cornwall, and spotted the massive jellyfish.

Dan said he was completely awestruck by the mammoth stinger and took a picture of Lizzie alongside it to demonstrate just how big the jellyfish was.

Dan - Cinematographer - Colchester - Essex - Jellyfish

Dan, an underwater cinematographer from Colchester, Essex, said the jellyfish was 'about a metre and a half long, probably half a metre in width.'

The 32-year-old said: 'It's the biggest jellyfish I've ever seen, in some ways I was shocked but not in a negative way, more awestruck.

'It - Animal - Water - Experience

'It was an incredible animal, we both came out the water completely mind blown from that experience.'

Dan and Lizzie had spent a week travelling to hot spots for marine life around the British...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Mail Online
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!