Dangerous Portuguese Man-of-War jellyfish wash up on UK beaches

Dangerous Portuguese Man-of-War jellyfish have washed up on UK beaches.

Several of the highly venomous creatures, which can produce excruciating stings with their tentacles, were spotted in Portheras Cove and Sennen in west Cornwall today.

The invertebrates were discovered by volunteers from Friends of Portheras, a conservation group which shared pictures on Twitter , Cornwall Live reports .

The group wrote: "#Portuguese Man-of-War brought in by onshore winds this morning — admire from a distance don't touch!"

Despite looking like a jellyfish, Portuguese Man-of-War are actually a colony of organisms working together.

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