Photo: Pretty little anemone packs a powerful punch

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The white-striped anemone (Anthothoe albocincta) measures in at a petite 1 inch in diameter – so teeny, so cute. And is thing of beauty – flowers and fireworks come to mind. But the white-striped anemone is also a sneaky warrior! To defend itself, it sends out thin stinging threads that can cause a painful itchy welt that can last for days. WIth friends like that, who needs anemones?

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