Watch Out Texas Coast: The Portuguese Man O’ War Are Back!

They may look pretty...but they're NOT!

February 16, 2019

If you're dreaming of a leisurely barefoot walk along the Texas coast anytime soon (specifically, South Padre Island), you may want to reconsider.  See what Padre Island National Seashore just posted on their Facebook page:

The Portuguese Man O’ War look like colorful balloons, but they're definitely not.  Brought to the Texas coast (and outlying areas) by the tide and wind currents, they pack a painful sting.

Watch your step!

Source: NBC DFW

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