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Killer jellyfish found in UK; BEACHES.

STRONG winds have blown a rare Portuguese man-of-war jellyfish on to the Dorset coast - the third to be reported in days.

The jellyfish, which are found in tropical waters, have long tentacles that produce an excruciating and potentially fatal sting.

But yesterday a live 6in man-of-war was found in Kimmeridge Bay, with others seen at Burton Bradstock and Durdle Door.

Julie Hatcher at Dorset Wildlife Trust said they were blown across the sea. She added: "Don't touch them but let us know."
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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Aug 12, 2008
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