Terrifying creatures Australia
Australia - one of the most attractive tourist destinations on the planet, a paradise for surfers and travelers. But it is known also that dwell there are many deadly predator: the ocean is teeming with sharp-toothed sharks and stinging jellyfish, and land - poisonous snakes and insects. These creatures fun to watch on TV, but to face them in life - pleasant enough.
This is the case when a living creature for better watching from afar. Jellyfish - one of the most dangerous creations of nature, not only in Australia but all over the world. It can be found off the coast of South Africa, Thailand, Japan, California. Burns caused by stinging cells that can be lethal to humans. These things float quickly - at a speed of 6 m / min. In Australia, the beaches along the pull special network to protect swimmers from jellyfish attacks. Nevertheless, almost every year there are deaths.
In any list of dangerous animals will necessarily be a shark - at least one of the species. And in Australia, as it happens, are found several species of sharks are very dangerous - for example roundnose. This predator able to survive even in fresh water. Shark attacks on humans is relatively rare, but do occur. In recent years, there were dozens of cases ended in failure. Generally, with such dangerous creatures like jellyfish and bull shark, lie in wait for prey in the water, even strange that Australian beaches are crowded.
Eastern brown snake
And now come out of the ocean to the land, and see who is there crawling. A crawling snake, which is considered the second most poisonous in the world. That is, if you are in Australia, God forbid, stumbled upon the snake - down the drain. According to official figures, 60% of deaths from snake bites in Australia - Work is the eastern brown snake. Moreover, half the time the snake attacked near the victim's home, "my house - my fortress" here does not really work. Risk to stumble upon a poisonous reptile is very large.
Saltwater crocodile, which is also called saltwater crocodiles and crocodile-cannibal - the largest of modern reptiles. Its length can be up to seven meters, and weight - 2000 kg. He holds the strongest bite in the animal world. This predator - ferocious eater, considering people as a potential prey, and at the sight of a man certainly his attacker. Even when fed a crocodile, he guards his territory. Survive the attacks of the little creatures are unlikely to succeed. Attacks on people are recorded each year, reports from developed regions in Australia are talking about one or two of those killed in the year, but what happens in astraliyskoy wilderness - is unknown.
Cidneysky leykopautinny spider
Hmm, arachnophobia in Australia is better not to go. After all there - only in New South
Wales - home to spider, which can cause serious harm to human health, and even kill. This is one of the most dangerous spiders in the world. He is not only extremely toxic, but also very aggressive. But there is good news: in 1981, doctors found an antidote, and now the victims have a chance at salvation. And before the bite of this spider was the verdict.
Let's go back for a change in the ocean, because there is still a lot of mortal dangers. For example, the blue-ringed octopus - let his good looks does not enter anyone astray: it's a real killer. The poison has nerve occurs paralysis of motor parts of the nervous system, respiratory arrest and heart due to lack of oxygen. At the moment, an antidote to the poison of the octopus does not exist.
If the eastern brown snake You are not scared, then let me introduce the most venomous land snake in the world: an inland Taipan. One portion of its venom is enough to kill 100 people. Thus, in Australia, home to two of the most venomous land snake in the world. It seems that every day spent in this country - it is a step into the unknown.
great white shark
The film "Jaws" forever cemented the status of a great white shark's most famous pop culture ocean predator. It is a large, fast and aggressive shark, located at the top of the food chain in the ocean. It has virtually no competitors - except for killer whales. In recent years, it recorded 80 great white shark attacks on human fatalities. And do not forget that there is also a bull shark swimming nearby and adds heat ...
synanceia dwells at the bottom near the coral reef and mimics a stone. I must say, it looks so ugly that the news of her exceptional virulence is unlikely to surprise someone. However, despite the fact that this is the most venomous fish in the world, people use it for food - and even raw in sushi.
Western honey bee
Who would have thought! This bee - creating extremely dangerous and can cause serious harm to human health. According to Australian Geographic, these bees are killed each year in Australia more people than the same shark. On the one hand, the bees - beneficial insects, and poisonous spiders, they do not compare, but the fact remains that they can be dangerous.
Irukandji - the smallest (12 * 25 mm) and one of the most poisonous jellyfish on the planet. Its venom worse than the bite of a cobra. Irukandji are found mainly in northern Australia, but gradually progressing and south. If it strikes a person this little jellyfish, it arises Irukandji syndrome: headache, pain in the back, abdomen and pelvis, nausea, vomiting, sweating, anxiety, hypertension, tachycardia, pulmonary edema. In some cases, possibly fatal.
common death adder
Well, and the last snake in our list. Officially, the antidote to the invention, 60% of this snake bite victims died. Its poison is powerful enough, has neurotoxic effects. This reptile - one of the most recognizable snakes in Australia.
It would seem - a clam in the shell, which may have come from him the danger? However, predatory gastropods of the cones of the family - a very dangerous creatures. They kill their prey or defend themselves by means of the tooth (the spear), is injected into the victim's body rapidly acting poison. So the idea to gather up pretty shells "on the beads" may not be the most reasonable.
Australian widow refers to a form of black widows and looks very nice spider, but stay away from it as far as possible need to poison neytrotoksichen bite causes severe pain. Since the 1950s, there is an antidote, but it does not reduce pain.
The tiger shark
Oh, and for dessert - a tiger shark. Its omnivorous striking: this fish can digest even inedible objects, so it is called poedalschikom debris. Tiger shark, maybe fear is not as large white or tuporylye, but it's better not to meet with her. It is able to kill a man, although usually tends to leave the victim after the attack and bite.
In any case - this list is enough to understand: Australia - a very dangerous place.