Deadly Portuguese Man O' Wars Washed Up On The Jersey Shore

Wildlife officials at several New Jersey beaches have issued warnings after dozens of Portuguese Man o' Wars recently washed ashore. The jellyfish-like creatures usually ride north on the Gulf Stream current, since they prefer the current's mild waters. Strong winds can blow them closer to shore during their journey. If come across a Portuguese Man o' War, it's easy to mistake for a Ziploc bag. The creature's sting is far more painful than the sting of a common jellyfish.



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