Meet Ms. Nettle

dsc_0198Ms. Nettle is a sea nettle jellyfish. Her natural habitat is in the Chesapeake Bay off the East coast of the US, but she can occasionally be found floating around SVA.

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Ms. Nettle likes to zip around fast. Using her tentacles to guide her around.

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She also doesn’t mind floating in place to give her tentacles a breather.

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Ms. Nettle is extremely friendly (and fluffy), but she is quite the jokester.  She enjoys playing pranks on sleepy students… So watch out! Or you might get a tentacle to the cheek.

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