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Cabbage coral  

Cabbage coral

Palau jellies, sharks, manta and corals

February 11th 2009
A glowing green salt water lake lies in the middle of one of the rock islands. Jellyfish from the ocean were trapped in it ages ago and without the normal sea predators evolved so that they no longer sting. They swim a few kilometers a day in a circuit around the lake, keeping in the sun to support their symbiotic algae. You can swim in the lake with them while they harmlessly pulse their way a ... read more
Oceania » Palau

Palauan Flag After three decades as part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific under US administration, this westernmost cluster of the Caroline Islands opted for independence in 1978 rather than join the Federated States of Micronesia. A Compact of Free Assoc... ... read more
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