1 April, 2013 in Funny, Pictures | Comment

1 April, 2013 in Funny, Pictures | Comment

1 April, 2013 in Funny, Pictures | Comment

1 April, 2013 in Funny, Images, Photos | Comment

1. Pythons eating everything.

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Snake + flying fox = monstrous.

2. Pythons so big they can lift wallabies.

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3. Pythons on the loose in op shops.

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4. Snakes on the loose inside toilets.

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5. Snakes eating goannas.

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6. Snakes on golf courses.

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7. Snakes on planes.

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Passengers on a flight from Australia to Papua New Guinea were shocked to look out their cabin windows to find a 3-metre snake on the wing of the plane.

8. Flying foxes generally.

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Catching diseases directly from flying foxes is extremely unlikely. However they are known as hosts to two life-threatening viruses.

9. Dingoes eating sharks.

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10. Sharks eating golfers.

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11. Great white sharks surfing.

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12. Crocodiles surfing.

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13. Crocodiles in swimming enclosures.

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14. Crocodiles in creeks.

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15. Crocodiles in the street.

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16. Crocodiles EATEN by snakes.

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17. Just goddamn MASSIVE crocs.

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18. Paralysis ticks. Before and after feeding.

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19. Spiders. Lots of spiders.

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20. Bucket full of funnel web spiders collected from a Blue Mountains campsite. Each one can deliver a fatal bite.

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21. Beetles. Swarming soldier beetles.

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22. Flies. Lots of flies.

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23. Plagues of millipedes.

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Every winter accidentally introduced black Portuguese millipedes go crazy in Western Australia.

24. Giant earthworms. OK, not dangerous, but BLEUGH!

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25. Mole crickets. Nature gone horribly WRONG.

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26. Giant venomous centipedes.

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Giant centipedes may bite if disturbed or handled, the bite may cause severe pain that can persist for days.

Giant centipedes that kill snakes?! Oh Australia!

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27. Giant, pissed-off cassowaries.

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28. Mysterious giant jellyfish.

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29. Irukandji jellyfish. Perhaps the most dangerous creature in Australia, despite being no bigger than a thumbnail.

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Irukandji venom is 100 times as potent as that of a cobra and 1,000 times as potent as that of a tarantula.

30. Box jellyfish are not something you want to be stung by either.

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31. Blue-ringed octopus are the only species of octopus fatal to humans.

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No antivenom is available, making them one of the deadliest inhabitants in Australia’s ocean.

32. Predatory marble cone snail stings can cause respiratory muscle paralysis leading to death.

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The most venomous of the 500 known cone snail species, several human deaths have been attributed to them. Their venom is delivered via a harpoonlike tooth propelled from an extendable proboscis.

33. Danger! Stonefish, Earth’s most venomous fish.

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34. Extremely well-camouflaged stonefish look like an encrusted rock or lump of coral.

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The reef stonefish has spines in the dorsal fin which can inject a highly toxic venom that can causes intense pain and can lead to death.

35. Also, the sting is not a good look.

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36. Watch the skies! The hail can kill.

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37. Even bloody freshwater swim holes can be dangerous!

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Amoebic meningitis is rare and highly lethal, with a less than 3% survival rate. DO NOT GO IN THE WATER.