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2008-09-15 18:00:18

A DEADLY jellyfish has been washed up on Pendine Sands. The Portuguese man o'war was found by holiday maker Chris Englishas he enjoyed a day out at Pendine Sands in Carmarthenshire. The poisonous creature is abundant off the coast of Pakistan but is not normally found in British waters until later in the year. Recognising it instantly, Mr English, from Exeter, warned his family to stay away. He then told a marine biologist of his find. National Marine Aquarium information officer...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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