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2010-04-29 06:42:19
2010-04-29 06:42:19

Irikanji are deadly jellyfish located in northern Australia about the size of an adult thumbnail. Irikanji have tentacles from 3 to 4 in. long. Irikanji are very hard to see, very elusive but don't be fooled; over 2/3 of people are stung. Be careful, their venom is very potent. It's even worse than the famous Portuguese man o' war. It is over 100 times more potent than its box jellyfish cousin kyrenex fleckeri, 300 more times potent than a king cobra bite and 1000 times more potent than a tarantula. Thankfully the venom takes 20 minutes to kill you; that means 20 minutes to get to the hospital & 20 minutes of mind numbing excruciating pain. The Irikanji has stingers on its bell so when stung douse the area with vinegar. Oh and there is no existing cure for Irikanji stings.

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