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Australia: An entire continent so infested with deadly creepy crawlies and creatures of all kinds, it seems like it’s actively trying to kill you. But is the natural world really any more dangerous down under than anywhere else?

Hosted by: Stefan Chine

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Sources:
Living Hazards Database
“Here are the animals REALLY most likely to kill you in Australia”, Australian Geographic
"Inland Taipan", Australian Museum
“What are the world’s deadliest animals?”, BBC
A 2008 review in the scientific journal PLoS
"The truth about white-tail spiders", Australian Geographic
“World’s deadliest spider: the funnel web,” Australian Geographic
“What is the most venomous marine animal?”, National Ocean Service
“Welcome to Australia, a land of creatures out to kill you… maybe”, The Conversation
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