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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: , , , ,

Redback spiders found in Australian grapes by several people

Five people have found redback spiders in bags of Australian grown grapes in recent weeks. Photo: Letitia Rowlands Nevermind checking the toilet seat, it seems deadly redback spiders are making their homes in bags of grapes from the local supermarket. A mother in Sydney’s north is one of five people to find redback spiders in […]

March 10th, 2015
Topic: Grape vines, spiders snakes scorpions, SUPERMARKETS Tags: None

THE BARRA FISHERMENS TALE OF THE RED BELLY BLACK & THE FROGS

  THE FISHERMAN SNAKE & FROG STORY I went fishing up the creek one morning but after a short while I ran out of prawns. Then I saw a red belly black snake with a frog in his mouth. Now frogs make great barra fishing bait & knowing that the snake could not bite me […]

March 5th, 2013
Topic: JOKES HUMOUR CARTOONS, spiders snakes scorpions Tags: , , ,

KILLERS ON THE RAMPAGE IN AUSTRALIA

Australia’s Backyard Killers <<<< go here for more Lurking in backyards across Australia are deadly creatures… from snakes and spiders to bees and even crocodiles!

March 3rd, 2011
Topic: ANIMALS & STOCK, Bees, INSECTS REPTILES, spiders snakes scorpions Tags: , , , , ,