Summer is almost over but people are still crowding the beaches to enjoy the last few weeks of vacation. While going to the beach is a fun activity, there are pretty yet dangerous sea creatures lurking around that you have to be aware of to avoid possible injuries and even death. Who would think that a creature as beautiful as the one in this article could be fatal?

It looks beautiful, doesn’t it? But this pretty bubble-like creature is actually very dangerous.
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Traveling in pods of 1,000, they are called Portuguese Man-of-War.
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These pretty but lethal creatures have tentacles ranging from 30-165 feet!
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It pretty much looks like a jellyfish but it’s not. They are actually more lethal than a jellyfish!
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Warning signs have been put up in beaches to avoid accidents with this creature.
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Getting stung by a Portuguese Man-of-War can cause red and painful welts, paralysis, and even death!
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Get in contact with these long tentacles and you can die.
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Washing the sting away is not enough. You can still feel its effects weeks after.
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An important reminder: Never pee on the affected area! The best remedy is a cold compress to relieve the swelling.
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So once you see this on the beach, stay away from the water immediately!
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For your own safety, do not take these warning signs for granted. Keep your eyes open for these lethal creatures.
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Better safe than sorry, right? Have you seen a Portuguese Man-of-War or any other dangerous sea creatures in real life? Please comment on the section below.

Via Wikr