Wanna go swimming here?

Wanna go swimming here?

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    Wanna go swimming here?

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    That would be freaky! Just watching that gave me goosebumps.
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    I wouldn't mind.

    Jellyfish Lake is a well-known dive site in the Pacific island of Palau. It is one of the rock islands, a series of small, rocky, uninhabited archipelagos off the coast of Koror. Jellyfish Lake is completely isolated, but in the distant past, it had an outlet to the ocean. The outlet was closed off and the high jellyfish population was isolated and started to feed on quickly-reproducing algae. Contrary to popular belief, the jellyfish of Jellyfish Lake do have small stinging cells, or nematocysts. However, because the stinging cells are so tiny, their sting is not detectable on most human tissue, so tourists can enjoy swimming with them much closer than would be possible anywhere else.

    At night, the jellyfish descend into a layer of hydrogen sulfide which is found below 15-20m of depth. SCUBA diving in the lake is prohibited to avoid disturbing the jellyfish and also to reduce the risk of hydrogen sulfide poisoning.

    In an episode of Survivor: Palau, as a reward for winning a reward challenge, winners got to swim in Jellyfish Lake.

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    In an episode of Survivor: Palau, as a reward for winning a reward challenge, winners got to swim in Jellyfish Lake.

    A reward? Lost me on that one...
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    I'll pass...thanks.

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