In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Lynn jumped as a jellyfish swam by her.
- As we surfaced, a lone lion's mane jellyfish pulsed.
- The camera passes through a barrage of deadly jellyfish, emerging unscathed on the other side.
- Certain Pacific jellyfish are much more dangerous, but they are limited to the waters around Australia.
- The pink jellyfish grow to three feet in diameter and their tentacles can reach 70 feet.
- A giant monster resembling a giant jellyfish emerged from the lava pool and wrapped its tentacles around Lupus.
- If you should get stung by a box jellyfish, you won't get off lightly.
- Thousands of giant jellyfish with 30 foot stinging tentacles have invaded the seas around Scotland.
- When the mice were born, they carried the jellyfish gene in their own genes.
- Hopefully we won't be maimed by saltwater crocodiles, eaten by sharks, or stung by poisonous jellyfish.
- When the females are bigger than 7 cm they never find jellyfish tentacles.
- Plastic bags when filled with water resemble jellyfish, the turtle's staple diet.
- Like jellyfish, Medusa can sting an enemy with its tentacles.
- The whole thing looked very organic, something like a giant jellyfish.
- Water sports are popular in the Persian Gulf, although jellyfish prevent swimming there.
- Mr Jordan brushed against the tiny yet extremely poisonous jellyfish swimming near Hamilton Island in northern Queensland on Wednesday.
- The official season of the dreaded stinging jellyfish has begun.
- Man-eating saltwater crocodiles lurk in nearby estuaries along with the deadly box jellyfish, the most poisonous creature on earth.
- Then there's the famous glow-in-the-dark rabbit, created by an artist using a fluorescent jellyfish gene.
- You will also be well aware of the unusually large numbers of jellyfish in the sea at this time.
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