Irukandji jellyfish

The Irukandji jellyfish

Only 1 cubic cm but one of the most deadly creatures on the planet. Its venom is about 100x stronger than a cobra. It doesn’t often kill people (directly) but can cause, “excruciating muscle cramps in the arms and legs, severe pain in the back and kidneys, a burning sensation of the skin and face, headaches, nausea, restlessness, sweating, vomiting, an increase in heart rate and blood pressure, and psychological phenomena such as the feeling of impending doom.”

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