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Australia’s bees and wasps revealed to be just as deadly as its snakes

More than half of deaths from bites and stings between 2000 and 2013 the result of anaphylactic shock, study shows A third of almost 42,000 hospital admissions were caused by bees and wasps. Photograph: Doug Somerville/NSW Apiarists’ Association Of all Australia’s venomous animals, bees and wasps pose the biggest threat to public health, causing more […]

July 25th, 2017
Topic: Bees, Snakes, spiders snakes scorpions, Ticks, Wasps Tags: , , , ,

HUGE RED BELLIED BLACK SNAKE CAPTURED IN NEWCASTLE AUSTRALIA

“Heavy as”: Even catcher Geoff Delooze was surprised by the size of this snake. Photo: Newcastle and Hunter Animal Control This two-metre-long red belly black had snake catcher Geoff Delooze rethinking his life decisions. The “abnormally large” and “heavy as” snake, which according to Mr Delooze weighed about 10 kilograms, was found hiding under an […]

October 2nd, 2014
Topic: Snakes Tags: , , ,