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15 pics that prove Australia is full of chilling and bizarre creatures

Australia is home to a lot of cute animals such as koalas, kangaroos, and wombats. However, the continent also has some unusual looking creatures that do not reside anywhere else in the world. In Australia, there are a lot of creatures that can bite, sting, eat, or crush you. Keep on reading to see these animals!


From the outback to the Great Barrier Reef to your own living room, there is no shortage of bizarre creatures calling Australia home.



What would you do if you saw these creatures? Share your thoughts in the comments below!


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What are your thoughts on this subject?
20 Comments
Denise Bruce
Well I have managed to keep alive for almost 70 years in this land of Oz! It’s the two legged beasts that are the most deadly!
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Aug 1, 2020 3:17AM
Lynda Wild
We have lots more scary creatures. If you don’t step on them or see them then you don’t need to freak out 😀
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Aug 3, 2020 8:58AM
Edward Morris
No black mambas but we have quite a few snakes with higher toxicity. Example eastern taipan, King brown, and the deadliest in the world the western taipan(but they are extremely shy and live in remote desert area) No.3 is disturbing as the blue ring octopus only flashes those iridescent rings when it is agitated and it bites with its beak That person was in extreme danger. no7 the gecko is an artificial wall fixture. The chances of seeing or running into any dangerous animals , insects or amphibious creatures is extremely unlikely. Come on down and we'll put an extra shrimp (prawn) on the barbie (BBQ)
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Aug 3, 2020 3:28AM
tbear
Hey, Australia, I have a question about what was shown! Were they what you would normally see? Just curious! Thank you, if anyone could answer this! 😊👍
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Aug 2, 2020 1:02PM
tbear
Stephen B. Myers, thanks! Glad I'm not the only one! 😊👍
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Aug 2, 2020 12:56PM
Fiona McWilliam
Janice Sheppard, We don't have black momba's in Australia. You may be thinking of a taipan which is dangerous and is black. And it's a Red Back Spider. And the octopus is the one shown above and is called a blue-ringed octopus but it's not exclusively Australian.
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Aug 2, 2020 12:17AM
Oystein Wergeland
What about the funnel web spiders? Walk barefoot in your back yard, disturb one and die.
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Aug 1, 2020 9:40PM
Robyn Scotman
Other than the toads, I've never seen any of these things,and I'm 60yrs old and I've spent the last 10yrs travelling the country
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Aug 1, 2020 9:36PM
Stephen B. Myers
I’m with tbear!
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Aug 1, 2020 8:57PM
tbear
I've always wanted to visit but after seeing all these.....I'm sort of glad I'm too old now! Sound s like a good excuse, anyway! Most of the pictures shown I would rather not see for real! 😊👍 Still love you, Australia! 💛
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Aug 1, 2020 7:44PM
Anita Clark Morton
Some of those things are pretty cute. The snakes not so much!!
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Aug 1, 2020 6:01PM
Pattie Cangelosi
Love that Emu egg..
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Aug 1, 2020 5:21PM
catherinewooldridge
An amazing and scary land!
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Aug 1, 2020 5:17PM
Janice Sheppard
Have been there. You left out the Red Red Spider, black momba, and the tiny jellyfish that has a toxin with no known antidote...😳😱😱😱
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Aug 1, 2020 4:58PM
Ray Zagata
Don't think i will sleep well tonight.. Hate all of those bugs. CRAWLERS, U can have them Aussies
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Aug 1, 2020 3:37PM

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