Australia’s often known as the land down under. It is a place that many people would love to visit. After all, who wouldn’t want to go where there were koala and kangaroo, all on the same continent? In addition, we may have fallen in love with it after watching Crocodile Dundee, although you do need to be of a certain age in order to have truly appreciated that movie.
Although the land down under may be attractive as far as vacations are concerned, there are also some reasons why you may want to second think your visit. After all, it is a land of many dangers and once you see the pictures below, you might recognize why people are avoiding that vacation in favor of visiting Florida or some other benign travel choice.
Take a look down through the following 31 pictures and you will see just how frightening of a place Australia can be.
1. Gray-Headed Flying Fox
2. Lizards in Australia
It may surprise you to learn that over 100 different poisonous snakes live in Australia. 21 out of the world’s 25 most venomous snakes are also found in that land. Approximately three people were killed annually which is actually small considered to11,000 that die in Asia.
3. This spider is not dangerous
If you are worried about poisonous snakes, what about spiders? Well over 2000 different types of spiders live in Australia, including some that are deadly. The Sydney funnel-web spider can kill you within 15 minutes after it bites you.
4. This is interesting
5. All muscle
Sharks in the area of Australia kill about two people a year and crocodiles have killed 14 people between 2005-2014. It isn’t just the animals, there are also huge pinecones that could kill you if you happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.
6. Araucaria Pine Cone
7. Saltwater crocodile
8. Spider frost
9. A huge bug
10. Don’t sit on the toilet without looking
11. Don’t read the electric meter
12. A dead whale ready to explode
13. Toads on a Python
14. A hot pink slug
15. Frogs eating snakes
16. Big snakes in stores
17. Hairy caterpillars
18. Be careful at the pump
19. Huge earthworm
20. An unusual find on the beach
21. They should have marked both sides of the sign
22. Check your shoes
23. A roadside ditch in Australia
24. The world’s second most poisonous snake hiding in a lunchbox
25. They can come from anywhere
26. Huge hailstones
27. Blue-ringed octopus (venomous)
28. Check your toilet
29. Huge insect
30. No thank you
31. Found on the back door
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