Die Sendung mit der Maus - Wie frisst die Qualle

If you've ever been to the sea, you may have seen one of these transparent, gooey creatures wash up on shore. These are jellyfish - experts also call them medusae. Not every jellyfish is poisonous, but you should be careful with some of them, as their tentacles can cause skin irritation. But the jellyfish also use their tentacles to eat. Ralph wants to know more precisely how the jellyfish uses its tentacles...


Director: Jens Hamann

Jens Hamann was born in Fulda in 1960 and grew up in Kassel. From childhood on, he showed great interest in photography. After finishing school and his military service working as a press photographer, he went on to study photographic engineering from 1980 to 1985 in Cologne.
Since 1987 Jens Hamann is a freelance filmmaker, working mostly for television.
As producer, author, director and cinematographer he has made large-scale personal portaits, landscape and culture documentaries for ARD and WDR as well as numerous wildlife film features for the children's educational TV show „Sendung mit der Maus“ and „Sendung mit dem Elefanten“.

6 Min.
Director: Jens Hamann
Script: Manuela Kalupke
Cinematography: Jens Hamann
Music: Mark Pütz
Narrator: Ralph Caspers
Editor: Joachim Lachmuth WDR
Producer: WDR
Nominations: Audience Award Best Short Film for Kids 2023
Website URL: https://www.wdrmaus.de/filme/sachgeschichten/qualle.php5