Topics » Science & Technology   Aug. 23, 2012

Diana Nyad: A Swimmer Battles the Elements

Jellyfish Stings

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Jellyfish Stings

But Nyad was stung by at least six species of jellyfish during the swim, including one that jellyfish expert Angel Yanagihara of the University of Hawaii identified as a box jellyfish, one of the most venomous and painful jellyfish in the water.