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Portuguese Man of War close Ypao Beach

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by Mindy Aguon

Guam - The Ypao Beach Park on Tumon Bay was closed today as Portugese Man of War were found in the water. The marine creatures are not jellyfish, but resemble them with long blue tentacles that can be extremely dangerous especially for those who are allergic to them.

Parks and recreation officials believe the creatures were brought in with recent strong winds and high surf.

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