Vast Flotilla of Jellyfish Attack Beachgoers in Spain

Posted on August 11, 2010

The Guardian reports that jellyfish have attacked hundreds of beachgoers in Spain. The jellyfish are being described as a "vast flotilla of small, virtually undetectable jellyfish." Over 700 people have been stung by the jellyfish on Spain's beaches since Sundy. Some scientists are warning mass jellyfish attacks could become increasingly common because of climate change and overfishing. Overfishing reduces the number of tuna and swordfish, which are natural predators of jellyfish. Take a look:

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