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More than 10,000 fire jellyfish found near Gai Island, Krabi

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During a survey by officers of Hat Noppharat Thara-Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park today (October 4), the team found a massive group of pink fire jellyfish floating on the water surface.

“We found a lot of fire jellyfish near Gai Island and we have warned all tour boats to be careful of them and avoid diving in the area as they are poisonous and can leaving painful stings if you swim into them,” said Chief of Hat Noppharat Thara-Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park, Worapot Lomlim.

“The possible reason why there are a lot of them near the shore is the strong waves these days that brought them from further out in the Andaman Sea. I would like to warn all swimmers to be careful when getting in the water. If you get stung, apply vinegar, warm water, or rush to hospital if you suspect you may have allergies. I also emphasized to all tour boats to always bring vinegar and first aid kits onboard for every trip.”More than 10,000 fire jellyfish found near Gai Island, Krabi | News by Thaiger

More than 10,000 fire jellyfish found near Gai Island, Krabi | News by Thaiger

(We would like to know who counted all 10,000 jellyfish…)

 

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