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A Box Jellyfish Can Kill You in Two Minutes

Are you brave enough to swim with one?

There are many venomous animals on planet Earth and Australia is home to some of the most deadly of these creatures, both on land and sea. One of the scariest of the sea variety is the box jellyfish. As Professor Jamie Seymour explains in this video, the sting from a box jellyfish can kill you within two minutes.

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Video via The Nature of Science