Cnidarian Animation: Polyp and Medusa

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1:16

Cnidarians come in two basic shapes.  An anemone is the polyp shape. If the polyp shape is turned upside down, it becomes the medusa shape of the jellyfish.

Next Generation Science Standards for this Video

The same body plan in Cnidarians has been specialized for radically different life styles.

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