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Jellyfish Have Sparked Health Warnings and Closed Down Beaches


From a distance, jellyfish look like floating pieces of art, but in reality, they are deadly sea creatures whose stings are extremely fatal. A few sightings of Portuguese Man-of-War jellyfish have sparked health warnings in the United Kingdom, caused three Thai beaches to suspend operations and closed down a lagoon in Darwin Waterfront Corporation, Australia.

9d62d6d8a46fb02e1d60fe84d95248cbWhile swimming was banned in three Phuket beaches — Nai Yang, Nai Thon and Layan — late last week, officials at Darwin Waterfront are concerned about public safety and are taking measures to ensure that jellyfish stings are take care of.

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