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These may look like a curtain of Mardi Gras beads hung in a doorway, but they are actually Man-o'-War tentacles that can inject toxins into any creature unlucky enough to bump into them. Photo by Larry Madin, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Beads that Sting

May 16, 2019

These may look like a curtain of Mardi Gras beads hung in a doorway, but they are actually Man-o’-War tentacles that can inject toxins into any creature unlucky enough to bump into them. (Photo by Larry Madin, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)