Australia: the land of terrifying animals & 15 pictures to prove it

APR 01, 2020 AT 02:08 PM

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12. Toads on a Python

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Cane toads are deadlier than the infamous python, believe it or not. Cane toads have very few predators due the poisonous toxins they create. These cane toads were hitching a ride to escape a storm.  These toads are everywhere even though they don’t originate in Australia and have long been a threat to farmers.

13. Dead Whale Filled with Gas, on the Brink of Exploding in Bunbury

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After dying, whales fill with a specific gas which comes from the process of decomposition. The currents near Australia often bring dead whales, like this one, to the shore. Once they explode, pieces of whale meat are quite literally, everywhere!  I guess we can all be thankful when these whales explode out in the open ocean.