Friday, January 11, 2013

Poisonous killer.

Recently, in the coastal waters of eastern Australia reported its enormous number of jellyfish. Most species of invertebrate marine animals are harmless. However, several deadly jellyfish species inhabits now off the coast of Australia ... including tiny Irukandji.
This tiny establishment is named in honor of one of the aboriginal tribes. It resembles a translucent white bell diameter of about 2 cm .. and has four long thin tentacles up to 1 m, covered with toxic cells.
Irukandji jellyfish is the most venomous creatures in the world. Touching its tentacles, a person experiencing acute painful shock, and its venom causes headache and muscle pain, discomfort in the abdomen and pelvis, nausea, hypertension, tachycardia, and pulmonary edema.
Irukandji jellyfish venom is 100 times more toxic than a cobra.
Irukandji jellyfish
(Latin name - Carukia Barnes)

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