This week I’m hosting Stephanie Mayo from Lady of the Zoos Blog. And as it comes she really is a lady of the Zoos! Stephanie loves animals. You love them too? You will enjoy her blog! You can follow her on Twitter, like her on Facebook. And if animals are not your cup of tea than check her other The World As I See It Blog.
Picture Story: Moon jellyfish
The dance of the jellyfish is always an elegant yet casual ballet. Fluid in a movement that helps them create their own melody.
This moon jellyfish at the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is no exception. With its translucent body and its short flowing skirt. Its station is set to moody melody. It puts on an almost hypnotic and enchanted dance.
I love to spend time watching their delicate bodies and the beautiful movement as they dance their choreographed display. Like angelic ballerinas. Set upon a back drop of a foggy underworld.
To think of this moment in time when I watched these beautiful creatures, these few words are but a drop in the oceanic bucket, per se, when I think of all the magical moments I had on my visit to the new aquarium.
I saw so many new and interesting animals there in the five plus hours that I was there. Yet still feel that on my next visit to the aquarium I’ll be astounded at the more new animals and new interesting facts that I’ll see and learn.
And so it makes me think of my many, many visits to zoos and aquariums around the world, that each moment, each snap shot is just that – a fraction in time and that as we go back to places we’ve been and set our eyes upon things we’ve already seen that if we keep our minds and hearts open we will continue to see and feel new things and experience new experiences.
Though I’ve seen many jellyfish, each new one is different and sings and dances to a new melody for me to listen to.