Village News

Beware Portuguese Man o' War

This Portuguese Man o' War was found washed up on South Milton Sands on Sunday evening (Oct 1).

The jellyfish is usually to be found in the Atlantic Ocean, as well as the Indian and Pacific Oceans, but occasionally appears on our shores, or in tidal rivers, as at Dartmouth last week.

Its venomous tentacles can deliver a painful, and sometimes fatal, sting, so BEWARE.

Picture by Gill Townsend.

 

 

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