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3:52 am on Thursday December 29, 2011

Heads up: Tropical man-of-wars spotted at Beaufort County beaches (Updated)

Flickr user West Coast Fog Update December 29 x2: All's well on Hunting Island. Update December 29: WTOC 11 has a video report (see it here) and notes that this year's Polar Bear Plunge on Hilton Head has been canceled. We've reached out to the...
11:46 am on Tuesday July 5, 2011

Tropical man-of-wars spotted in Beaufort area waters (update)

Flickr user West Coast Fog Update July 5: While the Portuguese man-of-war threat seems to have dwindled, their not-so-kin jellyfish brothers struck hard this weekend. WSAV's Crystal Bruce reports that down at Savannah's Tybee Beach some 894 people...
6:37 am on Friday June 10, 2011

Tropical man-of-wars spotted in Lowcountry waters

Image by Flickr user West Coast FogOn Wednesday, a Portuguese man-of-war was spotted at Folly Beach, and it wasn't the only one--several others have been spotted on area beaches over the past several days. And, as you can imagine, this isn't...