Photo: Jellyfish Invasion Puts Sting on Europe Beaches



Two jellyfish swim near the shore of Torrenueva in southern Spain on August 7, 2006. Huge numbers of stinging jellyfish have attacked bathers and swarmed Mediterranean beaches this summer, especially in Spain's Costa Brava resort region, where more than 19,000 vacationers have been treated for jellyfish stings.

Photograph by Jose Luis Roca/AFP/Getty Images


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