When a jelly fish is removed from its salt water environment and put into fresh water it swells and bursts (Why does it swell and burst?). Do you think a jelly fish is a plant or an animal? Why?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 5:08 pm ad1c9bdddf
It swells & bursts because its salt content of its intracellular fluid. This draws in water from the fresh water outside by osmosis (nature so to speak ...
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