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

APR 01, 2020 AT 02:08 PM

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2. Australian Lizards 

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Around 170 snake species, alone, live on the continent.  100 of which are poisonous. However, that’s not even the worst of it: a grand total of 21 out of the world’s 25 most venomous snakes inhabit Australia. Snakes kill an average of 2 to 4 people a year here in the “down under”, but the number of casualties seems small when you compare it to the 11,000 individuals that snakes kill annually on the Asian continent.

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