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The Scary Beasts of Australia

by Team Fathom


Who knows what evil lurks? Photo: Courtesy of ciamabue/ Flickr Commons.

I just returned from a lengthy stay Down Under, with stops in Sydney, Darwin, Whitsunday Islands, and the Great Barrier Reef. I loved it. 

But I couldn't help but notice that Australia is totally full of scary, dangerous, and weird-looking animals.

To my sick amusement, many a dinner conversation was spent dissecting local shark attacks and poisonous jellyfish stings. And those were the happy stories.

Once I was safely back in New York, I indulged in a quick Google search to validate my irrational fears. For your eye candy pleasure, here's a rundown of the wild and untamed beasts of Australia.


Deadly Animals (Come to Australia)

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