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Portuguese Man-O-War

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Portuguese Man-O-War

The Portuguese Man-O-War is not actually a jellyfish. It's a siphonophore, an animal made up of lots of tiny organisms, each specializing in one job. Their sting is excruciatingly painful, but rarely fatal. Their tendrils can reach up to 165 feet, but 30 ft. is average.

Tags: pink, colorful, blue, careful, tendrils, tentacles, portuguese man-o-war, actually beautiful, lots on the beach

Category: Weird & Wacky


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WildlifePhotos13
April 17, 2017

Beautiful photo!

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