Moon Jelly

Like other species of jellyfish, these animals do not have eyes, a brain, or a heart. They are also 95% water. Moon jellies have a very minor sting.


  • Scientific Name: Aurelia aurita
  • Range: Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans
  • Status in the Wild: Not Evaluated
  • Location in the Zoo: Natural Encounters
  • Cool Animal Fact: They have short tentacles which generally do not produce a sting in most people.