Jellyfish

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Blue ‘Sailor Jellies’ Jellyfish Wash Up In Large Numbers Along California Coast

A curious type of jellyfish has been washing up all over the California coastline, from San Francisco to South Bay.

08/18/2014

US swimmer Diana Nyad begins her attempt to swim in a three-day non-stop journey from Havana to Florida at the Ernest Hemingway Nautical Club, in Havana on August 31, 2013. AFP PHOTO/YAMIL LAGE (credit: YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

Record Swimmer Nyad Credits Success Of Cuba-Florida Swim To Protective Mask Developed In Pasadena

Diana Nyad credits the success of her 100-mile record swim, in part, to a mask that she wore that prevented jellyfish from stinging her in the face.

09/03/2013

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Rare Jellyfish Wash Ashore In Laguna Beach

A rare jellyfish may have made a stinging debut at a Southern California beach.

07/08/2013

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LA Woman Fails Fourth Attempt To Swim From Cuba To Florida

Diana Nyad ended her fourth attempt in nearly 35 years to swim across the Straits of Florida on Tuesday, her dream of setting a record thwarted by storms, jellyfish stings, shark threats, hypothermia and swollen lips.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2012

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