37 Pictures That Prove Australia Is The Craziest

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Let’s count the ways Australia is trying to kill all the Australians.

1. Pythons eating everything.

Pythons eating everything.

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Via imgur.com

Snake + flying fox = monstrous.

2. Pythons so big they can lift wallabies.

Pythons so big they can lift wallabies.

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3. Pythons on the loose in op shops.

Pythons on the loose in op shops.

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4. Snakes on the loose inside toilets.

Snakes on the loose inside toilets.

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5. Snakes eating goannas.

Snakes eating goannas.

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6. Snakes on golf courses.

Snakes on golf courses.

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7. Snakes on planes.

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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.

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. Source: outbreak.gov.au

9. Dingoes eating sharks.

Dingoes eating sharks.

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10. Sharks eating golfers.

Sharks eating golfers.

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Sky News

Well, threatening to.

11. Great white sharks surfing.

Great white sharks surfing.

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12. Crocodiles surfing.

Crocodiles surfing.

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Sharon Scoble / Via abc.net.au

13. Crocodiles in swimming enclosures.

Crocodiles in swimming enclosures.

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14. Crocodiles in creeks.

Crocodiles in creeks.

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Via Facebook: MeanwhileInAustralia

15. Crocodiles in the street.

Crocodiles in the street.

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16. Crocodiles EATEN by snakes.

Crocodiles EATEN by snakes.

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Tiffany Corlis / Via ABC Queensland

17. Just goddamn MASSIVE crocs.

Just goddamn MASSIVE crocs.

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Michael Franchi / Rex USA

18. Paralysis ticks. Before and after feeding.

Paralysis ticks. Before and after feeding.

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Murdoch University / Via media.murdoch.edu.au

19. Spiders. Lots of spiders.

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.

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.

Beetles. Swarming soldier beetles.

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This plague is worse than it looks, unless you’re another insect. Source: CSIRO

22. Flies. Lots of flies.

Flies. Lots of flies.

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23. Plagues of millipedes.

Plagues of millipedes.

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Every winter accidentally introduced black Portuguese millipedes go crazy in Western Australia. Source: howtoaustralia.com.au

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

Giant earthworms. OK, not dangerous, but BLEUGH!

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25. Mole crickets. Nature gone horribly WRONG.

Mole crickets. Nature gone horribly WRONG.

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26. Giant venomous centipedes.

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. Source: Australian Museum

Giant centipedes that kill snakes?! Oh Australia!

37 Pictures That Prove Australia Is The Craziest

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27. Giant, pissed-off cassowaries.

Giant, pissed-off cassowaries.

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Via amazingaustralia.com.au

28. Mysterious giant jellyfish.

Mysterious giant jellyfish.

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Richard Lim / Via abc.net.au

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

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. Source: themorningbulletin.com.au

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

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

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Via abc.net.au

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

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. Source: toxinology.com

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

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

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University of Melbourne / Via unimelb.edu.au

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. Source: National Geographic

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

Danger! Stonefish, Earth's most venomous fish.

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Via divebuddy.com

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

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

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australianmuseum.net.au

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. Source: Australian Museum

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

Also, the sting is not a good look.

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Via keeweedoc.com

36. Watch the skies! The hail can kill.

Watch the skies! The hail can kill.

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37. Even bloody freshwater swim holes can be dangerous!

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. Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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