See Blanket of Jellyfish Washed Ashore
Octopus aren't the only marine life strangely crawling up onto land. Looks like some jellyfish-like organisms are getting their time in the sun, at least before their bodies evaporate.
In New South Wales, 45-year-old Brett Wallensky posed for pictures with a carpet of aquamarine bluebottles, also known as Portuguese Man-of-Wars, when he was walking along the rocks at Barlings Beach with his partner Claudia. With every wave, more of the common jelly-like creatures splashed up onto the rocks, reported StoryTrender. Despite their vibrant color and balloon-like bodies, Wallensky called the scene "the stuff of nightmares."
With their potent venom, even dead jellyfish, which are similar to this species, washed up on land can still sting.
Because they frequent warm