Ike sends jellyfish to backyard pools

September 24, 2008 2:50:40 PM PDT
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But some homeowners in Bridge City are returning to find a new kind of unwanted catch -- jellyfish. Jay Braydon says he found jellyfish in his pool.

He says a neighbor's pool also was infested with jellyfish, which are known for stinging humans in more beach-like surroundings.

The cleanup continues from Ike, which hit Galveston and swamped other parts of Southeast Texas on Sept. 13.

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