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Deadly jellyfish - is Msia hiding the truth?

Deadly jellyfish - is Msia hiding the truth?

Post Number:#1  Postby tupai » Thu Feb 25, 2010 11:03 am

check this out...is it true? We are keeping quiet for fear of losing tourism income??

http://phuketwan.com/tourism/alarm-box- ... awi-12107/
  also interesting read here

http://thaiboxjellyfish.blogspot.com/


~tupai-scraed-of-jellyfish~
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Post Number:#2  Postby Ketam » Thu Feb 25, 2010 12:52 pm

Wow!!! Wow Ketam never heard of them in Langkawi. Maybe the Sifu's and marine biologist here can shed some light. The articles are very damaging though no major mainstream media are highlighting this.

The box jellyfish and irunkanji are real swimmers threat and should not be treated lightly. :crybaby2:
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Post Number:#3  Postby Quero » Mon Mar 08, 2010 9:16 am

Apparently the incident is being kept quiet. Here's the English-language summary from ScandAsia news. The Marine Biological Centre in Phuket issued a warning last year about these creatures, and just a few days ago a child survived a box jelly sting in the Gulf of Thailand thanks to the quick reactions of a bystander who performed CPR and rescue breathing, applied vinegar to the wound and supplied emergency oxygen to the girl. Kudos to this trained first responder!
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Post Number:#4  Postby babyFin » Mon Mar 08, 2010 4:16 pm

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Post Number:#5  Postby bockbong » Tue Mar 09, 2010 1:37 pm

:sad10:
not good, not good..

think it'll only make headlines if the victim is one of the political figures?
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Post Number:#6  Postby expressodupio » Tue Mar 09, 2010 3:44 pm

hmm...box jellies are active at night if i'm  not mistaken.. hehe, so babyfin, how? mau masuk laut tgh malam lagi?  :D
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Post Number:#7  Postby Shah » Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:55 pm

BTW anyone come across those single 10-20cm long strings with yellow dots on them? Stay away from those ones!!! A lot of them at TARP in KK a few weeks ago & they have a very painful sting
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Post Number:#8  Postby babyFin » Wed Mar 10, 2010 2:54 pm

expressodupio wrote:hmm...box jellies are active at night if i'm  not mistaken.. hehe, so babyfin, how? mau masuk laut tgh malam lagi?  :D


*gulp*
really ar?? then now have to wear protection la go lepak at night?
so can just jump later later..  :laughing11:

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