Portuguese man-of-war

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Portuguese man-of-war

A jellyfish-like sea creature with a deadly sting. I don't want you kids to go swimming today—there's been reports of a Portuguese man-of-war in the water.
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IPaF I was stung as a child by a Portuguese man-of-war and I'll never forget it.
The body of a Portuguese man-of-war is made up of a gas-filled sack, which floats on the surface, with stinging tentacles that float up to 50m below.
Anyone who thinks they have found a Portuguese Man-Of-War should avoid contact and telephone Steve Moon on 01656 643170.