Introducing the One and Only Preying Bumface

Introducing the One and Only Preying Bumface

A Melibe is an ocean critter or nudibranch that looks as though it is made out of a clear jelly substance. This animal hilariously stretches its ‘mouth’ outwards to clamp over plankton before scrunching it up to force the catch down its throat. Melibe tend to live for only one year.

We found this little guy in Lembeh, Indonesia…




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Rebecca Mayoll is a ‘just turned 30’ freelance writer and photographer from England. She is the co-founder and author of, a travel website with the mantra ‘find your own adventure.’ Promoting adventurous destinations, independent travel and giving a humorous insight to the World of travel is what Becky does best.

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