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Tourist killed by dice jellyfish in Thailand

A 20-year-old German died on Tuesday in the water off the Thai island of Koh Samui by the bite of a dice jellyfish. Her companion came to the hospital. This is reported by the "Bangkok Post".

Dice jellyfish are extremely poisonous
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The young women went swimming at around 8 pm on Tuesday evening. In the water, the woman then touched the jellyfish. Even her friend, who wanted to come to her aid, grazed the highly poisonous jellyfish.

Both were seriously injured immediately. However, they could still scream and alerted the staff of the nearby bungalow complex . The young women were the third misfortune this year. At the beginning of August, a dice jellyfish had already appeared in front of the neighboring island of Koh Phangan and had killed a Thai tourist.

Actually, the cube jellyfish is found off the coasts of Australia. But in Thailand, the jellyfish in front of some islands. These include the islands of Koh Lanta and Koh Mak. This jellyfish species is one of the most poisonous creatures in the animal kingdom. A short touch of the tentacles can lead to death.

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