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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Loggerhead turtles and some fish species are among the creatures that eat the Portuguese man-of-war, completing that section of the food chain.
The public are being warned not to touch the Portuguese Man-of-War which is not a single animal but a floating colony.
Bathers are being warned that they may come across the Portuguese man-of-war, which delivers a painful sting that can be deadly without urgent medical attention
The tentacles of the Portuguese man-of-war can, even when detached, cause stings to humans lasting up to two weeks.
The tentacles of the Portuguese Man-of-War can be over 100ft (approximately 30m) long.
The Portuguese man-of-war is not in fact a jellyfish, but a floating colony of closelyrelated animals called hydrozoans, normally found at the surface of the open ocean.
The Portuguese man-of-war is poised to play his last home game before bowing out in the cup-tie at Barnsley a week later after revealing he is departing the Saddlers.
n As for the endless story of the Portuguese man-of-war and the French philosopher, it's all wearing a bit thin now.
Technically, they're velella velellas, more commonly known as by-the-wind sailors, a relative of the Portuguese man-of-war.
There's the blue-ringed octopus, the piranha, the black torpedo ray and the Portuguese man-of-war.
The Portuguese man-of-war is one of the most dangerous jellyfish in the ocean.
Now the Portuguese man-of-war is ready for his Premiership debut as Dutchman Marc Overmars is struggling with injury.