One needn't travel to a distant solar system in hopes of finding creatures seemingly ripped from science fiction. Truth is, some of the most alien-looking life-forms imaginable live right here on Earth.
Check out the jellyfish in all her otherworldly-seeming glory.
This isn't the first time a Stygiomedusa gigantea has been caught on film, but any sighting at all is quite rare. In fact, according to a report from the BBC from 2010, the species had only been seen 114 times since its discovery 110 years earlier.