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.