Like actually. 17/26 of the world’s most poisonous snakes are in Australia. The most poisonous spider in the world calls Oz home. And they have a fish that the pain of its sting alone can be lethal. Still don’t believe me? Take a look…
- Saltwater Crocodiles – some say, the animal most likely to eat a human
- Box & Irukandji Jellyfish – venom can cause vomiting, back & kidney pain, cramps & psychological feeling of impending doom or death
- Stingrays – their long tails usually have a spine and venom.
- Cone Snail – venom is powerful enough to kill a human being
- Blue Ringed Octopus – its poison can kill 26 adult human beings
- Lionfish – have 18 venomous spines that are capable of easily penetrating human skin
- Stone Fish – swimmers accidentally step on it and it injects a deadly venom
- Sharks – bull sharks can swim upriver… in freshwater
- Sydney Funnel-Web Spider – can kill an adult human in less than 30 min
- Dingoes – It’s eating a shark. Enough said.
- Paralysis Tick – oh just 1 out of 75 different kinds of ticks found in Australia
- Swarming Soldier Beetles – will spray attacker with a harmful chemical fluid
- Raining Spiders – travel by air using their weaved web to glide and take over entire natural areas and buildings
- Giant Centipedes – can kill and eat snakes. nbd.
- Cassowaries – when provoked they are capable of inflicting injuries, occasionally fatal, to dogs and people
Yellow Bellied Sea Snake
Eastern Brown Snake
Red Bellied Black Snake
Dugite brown Snake
Common Death Adder
Taipan Snake – 3rd most venomous snake in the world
Scrub Python – can eat a kangaroo and often sneaks into houses
K I’m just going to take some deep breaths over here and pretend I’m totally not freaking out or anything.