The Lion's mane jellyfish can grow to a size of more than two meters in diameter. They have a powerful sting and will reel in their prey with their sticky tentacles. The jellyfish are mainly feed on zooplankton, small fish, ctenophores, and the moon jelly.
Lions Mane Jellyfish (Cyanea capillata) the largest known species of jellyfish. The largest recorded specimen found, washed up on the shore of Massachusetts Bay in 1870, had a bell (body) with a diameter of 7 feet 6 inches (2.29 m) and tentacles 120 feet (37 m) long.
Our Paper Plate Lion is not only cute, but really easy and fun to make! Using a range of scrap materials, preschoolers can explore and experiment with different textures to create a wacky and wild Lion's mane; adding a sensory element to the craft.