Barrel jellyfish can grow to the size of a dustbin lid which is about half the size of one of these wheels

With the Bournemouth Wheels Festival just days away, boasting beach arena demonstrations from rally cars and fantastic military vehicles, as well as displays from the Army. Thousands of giant brainless ‘Barrel Jellyfish’ have been massing along the Dorset coast.
It is not clear why the creatures, who are also spineless, would choose ‘the UK’s biggest wheels-themed family event with its adrenaline-fuelled historic F1 and Le Mans car demos and car-crushing monster truck shows weekend’ for their unprecedented invasion but there is speculation that warming seas and climate change may have had some influence.
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