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From shark-eating crocs to 6ft bats – world’s most terrifying beasts prove Australia is deadliest place on earth


IT MIGHT be one of the hottest countries on the planet – but Australia is home to beasts that will make your blood run cold.

While a snap of a spider is often enough to make a person’s skin crawl, coming face-to-face with all kinds of terrifying creatures that are sure to send a shiver down the spines of even the toughest is a likelihood of living down under.

The sun-soaked country has some of the world’s most venomous snakes slithering in the undergrowth – not to mention the sharks that lurk beneath the boards of surfers ready to strike.

From eight legs to no legs, and from two fangs to 200, Oz houses critters that will have you shuddering from a photo – now just imagine if they were your neighbours!

Australia is surely the deadliest place on Earth – and here are the pictures to prove it.

Crocodiles and sharks brazenly swim through Australia's waters - but when it comes to a battle between the two, the croc has victory covered. There are believed to be some 180 species of sharks swimming in Aussie waters

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Crocodiles and sharks brazenly swim through Australia’s waters – but when it comes to a battle between the two, the croc has victory covered. There are believed to be some 180 species of sharks swimming in Aussie watersCredit: Mediadrumimages/Mark Ziembicki
Think koalas are cuddly? Think again. Even the most innocent-looking of Aussie critters are ready to put up a fight. Growing up to 2ft7, koalas have been known to go after dogs - and even people

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Think koalas are cuddly? Think again. Even the most innocent-looking of Aussie critters are ready to put up a fight. Growing up to 2ft7, koalas have been known to go after dogs – and even people
Apparently crocodiles are adept wall climbers too down under. There are thought to be up to 200,000 saltwater crocodiles gracing the waters (and walls) of Oz - so watch out

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Apparently crocodiles are adept wall climbers too down under. There are thought to be up to 200,000 saltwater crocodiles gracing the waters (and walls) of Oz – so watch out
Nothing to see here, just a python devouring an ENTIRE kangaroo. Australia is home around 15 kinds of pythons, with snake catchers regularly called to homes to retrieve them, much to the relief of terrified residents

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Nothing to see here, just a python devouring an ENTIRE kangaroo. Australia is home around 15 kinds of pythons, with snake catchers regularly called to homes to retrieve them, much to the relief of terrified residents
This kangaroo looks like they have been hitting the gym. One of Oz's most famous animals, kangaroos are indigenous to Australia and a group of them is called a mob. Fitting, by the looks of it. There are more of these beast in Oz than Australian people

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This kangaroo looks like they have been hitting the gym. One of Oz’s most famous animals, kangaroos are indigenous to Australia and a group of them is called a mob. Fitting, by the looks of it. There are more of these beast in Oz than Australian people
Most people are scared of snakes, but apparently not these cane toads - who appear to be treating the serpent as a makeshift train. Cane toads were introduced to Australia in the 1930s but can be toxic to other critters that treat them as prey

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Most people are scared of snakes, but apparently not these cane toads – who appear to be treating the serpent as a makeshift train. Cane toads were introduced to Australia in the 1930s but can be toxic to other critters that treat them as prey
Lifting the lid of a toilet seat in Australia could lead to the fright of your life. There have been multiple incidents where snakes have been found slithering in the bowl. And there are plenty about, as Oz has around 140 snake species across the country

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Lifting the lid of a toilet seat in Australia could lead to the fright of your life. There have been multiple incidents where snakes have been found slithering in the bowl. And there are plenty about, as Oz has around 140 snake species across the country
Opening your back door and being greeted by this would be shocking to say the least. Giant golden-crowned flying fox bats can even grow up to 5ft6!

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Opening your back door and being greeted by this would be shocking to say the least. Giant golden-crowned flying fox bats can even grow up to 5ft6!
As if a kangaroo wasn't enough, this python is tucking into none other than a crocodile for lunch. Thanks to specialised skull bones, ligaments and muscles, it allows the reptiles devour prey often significantly larger than it is

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As if a kangaroo wasn’t enough, this python is tucking into none other than a crocodile for lunch. Thanks to specialised skull bones, ligaments and muscles, it allows the reptiles devour prey often significantly larger than it is
Not even the shops are safe in Oz it seems. Snake catcher teams have their work cut out keeping reptiles out of places they shouldn't be

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Not even the shops are safe in Oz it seems. Snake catcher teams have their work cut out keeping reptiles out of places they shouldn’t be

 

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