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If you’ve spent any time on the internet, you know that Australia is host to all sorts of horrible spiders and snakes. But that doesn’t even begin to cover the myriad of dangerous, sometimes deadly, plants and animals you might encounter there!

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Sydney funnel-web spider photo by Tirin

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Sources:
Magpies:
https://books.google.ca/books?id=OzgL…
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/14/wo…
https://www.nature.com/articles/natur…
http://www.jstor.org/stable/3783916?s…
http://www.publish.csiro.au/MU/MU99011
http://www.publish.csiro.au/WR/WR01108
http://www.abc.net.au/science/article…

Ticks:
http://www.health.gov.au/internet/mai…
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2009/1…
https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2017/2…

Giant centipedes:
https://australianmuseum.net.au/giant…
http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6651/7/3/679
http://www.abc.net.au/local/photos/20…
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/a…
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…

Strychnine trees:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/1…
http://jtropag.kau.in/index.php/ojs2/…
https://www.thieme-connect.com/produc…

Cone snails:
http://www.jbc.org/content/286/25/225…
https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/ee3e… [PDF]
https://www.emedicinehealth.com/wilde…
http://ucgd.genetics.utah.edu/wp-cont… [PDF]

Gympie Gympies:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.a…
https://www.writingclearscience.com.a… [PDF]
https://web.b.ebscohost.com/abstract?…

Irukandji jellyfish:
https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/…
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9…
https://journals.lww.com/em-news/Full…
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-01-18…
http://www.australiangeographic.com.a…