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Australia is a very beautiful country with wonderful wildlife and nice people. During your visit to Australia, you need to be very careful especially if you will be going to the outdoors to see the wildlife or just to relax with your friends in the outdoors.

Australia has a hand full of very dangerous animals that you will not want to have an encounter with. Some these animals are as follows –Snakes, Venomous spiders, crocodiles and many more. If you run into any of the dangerous animals in Australia, the risk of you getting injured or even killed is very high.

In this article, we are going to be looking at some things you can do to reduce the chance of you having an encounter with these animals.

Basically, there are three major groups of dangerous animals in Australia. We are going to be starting with the first one.

Topping the list of the most dangerous animal in Australia is the saltwater crocodile. Their freshwater cousins which are the freshwater crocodile are quite harmless. The saltwater croc has been flagged by wildlife specialist as very aggressive. They can measure up to 7meters in length and they have very massive jaws.  Every year a hand full of people are killed by this monster.

In order for you to avoid an encounter with a saltwater croc, you first have to keep your eyes peeled for croc warning signs. One thing you should never do is to swim in a water body without first confirming if it is crocodile free.

The second group of dangerous animals in Australia is snakes.

It is a known fact that Australia home some of the deadliest serpents in the world.  You are probably tensed up reading this. But one thing you should know about Australian snakes is that they never stalk and will only attack when they are provoked.

While in Australia, you must never walk on barefoot especially at night, you also have to be on the look at all times and watch where you put your feet. If you must go outside at night make sure that you are with a torch.

The third group of dangerous animals in an Australia is the spiders.

It might interest you to know that not all the spiders that are in Australia are dangerous. The one spider that you should pray you never have an encounter with is the Sydney Funnel-web spider. If you are bitten by this spider, you don’t have to panic because there is an anti-venom for its bite. All you have to do is to see a doctor as soon as you can.