05Jul/19

Some of the Most Dangerous Animals in Australia

Australia is famous for many things not forgetting that it is home to some of the most dangerous animals. The land and water animals are considered dangerous based on the threat they pose when they attack whether it’s biting or stinging. Some of these animals can be seen at the Australian Museum, Sydney.

  • The Sydney Funnel Web Spider

Most spiders are known to be dangerous and the funnel spider web is no exception.  Found in logs and bricks, the bite is quite painful and deadly. The neurotoxin in their venom is what causes death.

  • Eastern Brown Snake

Australia is known to have plenty of snakes. Although there are many species, eastern brown snakes are known to be quite dangerous. The problem with this snake is that they are found across the country and they bite fast. Actually, due to the fact that they are widely found, they have been responsible for most deaths from snake bites in the country. About 3.2 feet, the eastern brown snake bite can be fatal or lead to paralysis.

  • The Blue-Ringed Octopus

The blue-ringed octopus might be small but it is quite dangerous especially when it is disturbed. What causes death, when bitten by this … Read More

06Mar/18

How to stay away from dangerous animals in Australia

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 … Read More

20Feb/18

Deadliest animals in Australia

A hand full of some of the deadliest animals in the world resides in Australia. During your holiday or visit to this wonderful country, ensure that you are always on the lookout and never distracted. If you are alert you will be able to spot some of the animals that will be listed in this article before attack you.

In this article, we are going to be looking at some of the deadliest animals in Australia.

 

Box Jellyfish

On the top of the list of the deadliest animals in Australia is the box jellyfish. This underwater creature is usually found during the warmer seasons when a lot of people will want to take a swim. This underwater predator has a danger rating of 10. A sting from a box jellyfish is excruciatingly painful and can cause cardiac arrest which will lead to death. Before swimming in a water body, do well to check if there is jellyfish warning sign.

 

The honey bee

The second on the list of the deadliest animals in Australia is the honey bee. To some, the honey bee might not look like a serious threat. But for a second, imagine being stung by more … Read More