Sometimes we get so used to dreamy landscapes and cute puppies that we forget about nature's dark side. But it's there. Regardless of whether we pay attention to it or not. To remind you about some of the Mother Earth's scariest 'children,' Bored Panda has compiled a list of photos that should send shivers down your spine. Or at least make you say a loud "NOPE." From half-dead spiders covered in fungus to mutated frogs with eyes growing in their mouth, consider viewing these images as a contest: if you can scroll to the very end, you win. The prize? Nightmares.

#1

What Do You Do When You See A Flying Fox In Your Backyard? (The Philippines)

What Do You Do When You See A Flying Fox In Your Backyard? (The Philippines)

No that isn't the camera angle, that is actually one big bat. The flying fox also called the fox bat are among the largest bats in the world with a wingspan of 5 feet (1.5 metres) and a head and body length of about 16 inches (40 centimeters). They are found on tropical islands and the mainland of Asia. As scary as they look, these gentle giants only eat fruit.

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Ozacoter
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1 year ago

You apreciate how awesome they are :)

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#2

Haven't Cleaned Behind The Dresser In Months

Haven't Cleaned Behind The Dresser In Months

Did you know that some lizards lay eggs while some give live birth? That's right, while you will find lizard eggs of geckos, iguanas and monitor lizards, you won’t see blue tongue lizards, Solomon island lizards and shingle-back lizards laying eggs! They give birth to their live offspring.

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Bored Bear
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1 year ago

You got a whole lizard family there

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#3

Crazy Bird Tornado

Crazy Bird Tornado

This may look like a shot from Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds, but this eerie scene was created by none other than mother nature herself. A Reddit user posted the shot to the site's r/WTF thread and titled it "birdnado." The cluster is thought to be made up of starlings, a bird known for flying in thick flock formations called murmurations. These clusters reduce the amount of energy required during travel and protect them from predators. If starlings sense a shift in one part of the flock the entire pattern will shift.

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Chancey
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1 year ago

This is incredible!

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#4

Toads Riding On A Python

Toads Riding On A Python

68mm just fell in the last hour at Kununurra. Flushed all the cane toads out of my brothers dam. Some of them took the easy way out - hitching a ride on the back of a 3.5m python.

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Vlad Horobet
Community Member
1 year ago

Aaaand to break the news: the toads don't ride the python as in free public transport, they "ride" it as in they're horny af and they're humping the danger noodle. They are trying to mate with the nope rope.

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#5

Believe It Or Not, This Is One Of The Least Dangerous Spiders We Have In Australia

Believe It Or Not, This Is One Of The Least Dangerous Spiders We Have In Australia

This is the huntsman spider, a common friend to be found in houses and garden across Australia. He's harmless really, don't let his large size intimidate you. Huntsmen won't bite humans unless provoked, are not venomous and are actually handy to have around the place, he'll use his speed and agility to keep your cockroach population under control.

Think of the huntsman as a handy pet. Respect his space, let him do his job and he'll look after you well.

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
1 year ago

Ok, you convinced me, I' ll stay in Europe

Hannah Dobbins
Community Member
1 year ago

Not going to Australia then. Tear that off the ol' bucket list...

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Vlad Horobet
Community Member
1 year ago

If that spider will get in any other country, it will cause panic, terror and chaos for a couple hours, leaving it's witnesses with PTSD for a couple of days. But not in Australia. There it's classified as a pet or a least dangerous of their horrors.

Eirik Johnsbråten
Community Member
1 year ago

"One of the least dangerous"? Sorry, but it's still the land of Nopes.

William Teach
Community Member
1 year ago

This is why Australia was cut off from everywhere else.

Péter Rózsahegyi
Community Member
1 year ago

Least..? OMG! How the hell are Aussies still alive?

Shinomi Chan
Community Member
1 year ago

Dark Aussie Magic.

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BusLady
Community Member
1 year ago

Not dangerous, but I'd still rather keep my distance.

James N Crystal Fox
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1 year ago (edited)

I have a resident huntsman named Henry. Don’t know where he is today but every day he is somewhere different in our house. If you leave it alone they tend to leave you alone. But sometimes they do jump. I have had a huntman fall on my head when walking through a door way and I have had a huntsman fall on the iPad whilst I was starting to shut it down to go to bed. My brother sat on a huntsman in the car and got bitten. He was fine as they aren’t venomous to humans, but coz he wouldn’t calm down my parents took him to the hospital where they gave him “anti venom” which was just a sugar tablet (placebo).

DancingToMyself
Community Member
1 year ago

Hahaha lol for placebo. I still love Australia, I don't even care for spiders which looks like a small human baby. :)

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comboplush
Community Member
1 year ago

"..unless provoked". I am now imagining a huntsman in front of the council, me with a black eye and a missing limb, his lawyer mumbling something about "she provoked him!". I think I'll "respect his space" by staying on a different continent, thanks.

Bridget Wright
Community Member
1 year ago

The Huntsman spider is one of the reasons I WANT to go to Australia! I also want to see Ogre Faced spiders, and Peacock Jumping spiders! Sign me up!

Magpie
Community Member
1 year ago

Sadly the jumping spiders are tiny. And in very hard to get to places. Huntsman are very good at hiding. I love them! They eat mosquitoes . :D

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Doggo
Community Member
1 year ago

I thought the shirt pattern was the bug

Max PePel
Community Member
1 year ago

Me too, and then.... now it can't be unseen 😱

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Krumps
Community Member
1 year ago

Ok I'm an Aussie and I am so glad I have never witnessed one of those things. I've had a bat in my house, but this is nightmare worthy.

comboplush
Community Member
1 year ago

Where do you live? Is there a mythical, spider-free place in Australia, after all?

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Louplou
Community Member
1 year ago

Huntsman spiders are awesome. I let them crawl on my face to freak my teenage son out - he's really not keen on spiders lol

Moon
Community Member
1 year ago

What the heck!?

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Dana Trout
Community Member
1 year ago

OMG you big sooks. It’s forced perspective. They’re not that big, yes they’re pretty big but not as big as a child’s torso. They’re also not aggressive. I’ve had a family of them living in my craft room downstairs for several years. They keep the spiders who make webs under control and being the subtropics there are lots of creepy crawlies for them to eat

Nadja Lambacher
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1 year ago (edited)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTHm9ztSPoc&feature=youtu.be&t=29s I just learned those make noises when scared

Jilltdcatlady
Community Member
1 year ago

I love how they always say "won't bite unless provoked". 'M not worried about the one's on the wall, I'm petrified of the one I'm gonna kick trying to shhuffle to the toilet in the dark!!!

Safy
Community Member
1 year ago

How big are the cockroaches in Australia though? And do they fly or something? because I mean.... geez. That is a behemoth of a spider, regardless of it being "dangerous" or not!! Haha...

Sylvia Nicholson
Community Member
1 year ago

Yep cockroaches fly and that’s why I’m more terrified of cockroaches than huntsman. They don’t fly there??!

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Linda Matheny
Community Member
1 year ago

I would die from a massive heart attack!!!

Em Hubbs
Community Member
1 year ago

NOPE!!!! Dreams of going to Australia...gone!

TheBoredPanda
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh FUCK THAT.

birdhouse
Community Member
1 year ago

You can keep them all!

Lyop
Community Member
1 year ago

The hell you say!!

Xoxo
Community Member
1 year ago

Thanks! *cancels trip

SykesDaMan
Community Member
1 year ago

What do you mean by least dangerous? Its bite doesn't kill you after hours of suffering: You just lose the use of one member?

James N Crystal Fox
Community Member
1 year ago

You may get some localised pain at the bite site kinda like a bull ant bite. but it doesn’t last long.

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Amanda Ammermann
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1 year ago

All aboard the nope train to fuck-that-sville . Ill use my spray to keep other shit away.

Pseudo Puppy
Community Member
1 year ago

And the majority of Aussies reading this shrug their shoulders and say "meh..." LOL. (seriously... we do).

Debster
Community Member
1 year ago

I lovemywolf spiders too. The ones in Virginia to jump at you like the Florida wolf spiders. They eat all of the other spiders.

Melinda Cherry
Community Member
1 year ago

It says LEAST dangerous, least. What does that mean? Only kills you once?

DancingToMyself
Community Member
1 year ago

No, only kills the little ones. :p

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Shinomi Chan
Community Member
1 year ago

Is it bad, that I kinda wanna poke it?

Sandra La Madeleine
Community Member
1 year ago

''Handy to have around the place'' HARD PASS

Ruby
Community Member
1 year ago

May you and your pet be happy together.

Jaguarundi
Community Member
1 year ago

I would welcome a huntsman in my house. The Florida variety is so much smaller!

Hidden Memes
Community Member
1 year ago

CRIKEY!!!

GABRIEL HICKNER
Community Member
1 year ago

This is why I don't want to live in australia

MadamButterfly
Community Member
1 year ago

Yeah,nah,it's all good mate.

Mama Panda
Community Member
1 year ago

NOPE!!!!

John Meise
Community Member
1 year ago

"won't bite humans unless provoked" People don't seem to grasp the simple idea that WE CAN EASILY PROVOKE ANIMALS AND NOT EVEN REALIZE IT!!!

Johanna-Nicollette Kidd
Community Member
1 year ago

Huntsmen spiders can actually look quite creepy+yes they do a fantastic job on pests but I still don't want one... Thanks for the nightmares

Pamula Furness
Community Member
1 year ago

He's GORGEOUS! Wish we had them in England, (London needs them, as there are so many cockroaches breeding there). Please bring some over with you when you visit our fair(ly grubby and infested) capital city.

Sophie Hobson
Community Member
1 year ago

The only animal that strikes true fear into the heart of every Australian is the magpie.

James N Crystal Fox
Community Member
1 year ago

I love magpies, they have such a beautiful song. I hate bloody Myna birds, they swoop heaps close and it doesn’t matter if you are looking directly at them.

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frederic eeckman
Community Member
1 year ago

So, there is actually one thing that doesn't want to kill you in Australia :D

DancingToMyself
Community Member
1 year ago

Haha

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Mark Fuller
Community Member
1 year ago

Don't. Fucking. Care. What. You. Say. It was created by Satan. And it's why we created flame throwers.

newjerseygal
Community Member
1 year ago

im glad im in america

Arie Likes Coffee....
Community Member
1 year ago

wait you mean to say that that's one of the LEAST DANGEROUS??? what does it take to scare y'all??

Hanike Treisce
Community Member
1 year ago

You know what else's handy? Xenomorphs eggs and Emu! They keep your human population under control!

danielw
Community Member
1 year ago

not to be that guy... but... all spiders are venomous. It's kinda part of their digestive process. Not all spider venom is lethal to humans, though. Also, slightly more annoying is the pitter patter of the huntsman spider running around at night... hunting. (they quite literally chase their prey down.) best let them be... outside...

Destini Mattocks
Community Member
1 year ago

What a sweet, beautiful boy!

Bron
Community Member
1 year ago

see, so helpful - here's one helping me clean :D spidey-002...e7bc96.jpg spidey-002-5c91fcae7bc96.jpg

Mandy Mynatt
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Cute. If it's still around, you could help it by, getting 'web dust particles' off it's legs. It could tangle, etc, and kill it. There is a cool video where a lady did this by using a a-tip and cutter. All the best!!

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Bron
Community Member
1 year ago

i love huntsman and as scary as they look, they're a lot smaller than they seem all stretched out.

Lauren Bond
Community Member
1 year ago

i think its kind of sweet. if i lived there id be more than willing to share my living space with one, at least with a spider house mate i'd know that if i leave left overs in the fridge i can come back to them later and they would still be there.

LilicatUK
Community Member
1 year ago

Anything that kills cockroaches is my best friend!

Elena
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh! Hell no!

Valerie Lessard
Community Member
1 year ago

trust me, i'd rather have this guy roaming around and not an infestation of cockroaches because those things are disgusting. If you leave this guy alone , he'll leave you alone and get rid of all those disgusting insects like cockroaches!!

I dunno lmao
Community Member
1 year ago

Where can I get one??

LazyPanda
Community Member
1 year ago

Why does the harmful things look cute and the non-harmful things look deadly?????

Tracy Sellars
Community Member
1 year ago

So true. This comment nicely sums up our creatures in the land of Oz.

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Snakessi
Community Member
1 year ago

BECAUSE OF COURSE IT WAS IN AUSTRALIA

Peta Hurley-Hill
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh Australia,it's always such fun lol OFF-GRID-L...0a9844.jpg OFF-GRID-LADIES-5c90ca60a9844.jpg

Death 42
Community Member
1 year ago

I'll stay in America. I d be terrified!

James N Crystal Fox
Community Member
1 year ago

Here’s an interesting fact. In the US Almost 40,000 people died from gun violence in 2018 alone. Between 2008-2017 less than 300 people died from animal/insect related deaths in Australia. I will stick to Australia any day.

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LoneWolfie
Community Member
1 year ago

Aww, cute..?

Lara Verne
Community Member
1 year ago

It looks like plush toy my grandma once bought as decoration. She put it one her couch. I came to visit her and almost had heart attack. If that thing was actually alive... well, I would die for sure.

Maria Ines Molina
Community Member
1 year ago

Spiders are a big NOPE for me, but I avoid harming them at all costs.

ƒιѕн
Community Member
1 year ago

Keep it in my house, are you freakin nuts, I'm moving to Antarctica now

Cinzia Sammarco
Community Member
1 year ago

Ok. I want you in my garden. I really really really hate cockroach.

KCN
Community Member
1 year ago

LEAST DANGEROUS IN AUSTRALIA he says. What's the minimum on that, I wonder.

Кармелита Стефанова
Community Member
1 year ago

Aragog.... it's that you?!

DancingToMyself
Community Member
1 year ago

Karmelita Stefanova, is that you?

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Daniele Giuffrida
Community Member
1 year ago

Still a no no

Christina Sersif
Community Member
1 year ago

He can eat all the roaches he wants...outside in a desert far far away from me

Analyn Lahr
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe it's not that dangerous but it is still a major NOPE for someone with a chronic fear of spiders.

Stephanie Hoeppner
Community Member
1 year ago

Um, I say no thank-you.

Bluebell Rizzi
Community Member
1 year ago

took me a minute, and then I squeaked and almost dropped my phone

PandaLover
Community Member
1 year ago

Ah... Australia. That explains a lot

Master Markus
Community Member
1 year ago

When I saw the picture I immediately went "Oh my god, what's on her shirt!?" completely ignoring the spider until I found out it was literally a design.

TheBoredPanda
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh hell no

Community Member
1 year ago

I want one as a pet!!

Carrie Hoover
Community Member
1 year ago

Effff that! You could not get me to go to that murder/death by almost everything Country for anything! Whole place is one big nope!

Christina Ladevig
Community Member
1 year ago

I like them

cryingcat
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

@Louplou, I have have heard about the drop bears. Are they real?

My Alter Ego
Community Member
1 year ago

Still have vivid childhood memories of GIGANTIC Huntsmen on the ceiling of my bedroom countless times when I was little - even though I knew they were perfectly harmless at first I was terrified they'd somehow run across my face in the dark (never actually happened) and my poor old dad would get woken up to catch them in a wastepaper basket and take them outside. After the age of five or so I used to talk to them. All their little eyes actually watch you so you could have a conversation.

Karina Andersen
Community Member
1 year ago

love spiders

Laura Lawson
Community Member
1 year ago

Sorry but that is complete bullshit! I don't know what that spawn of Satan is but it's no Huntsman. I live in Aus & yes we do get Huntsman spiders & they can get big but that pic is ridiculous. Plus Huntsman's are quite furry/fuzzy (think tarantula-ish) & prefer to live in or on buildings. The rest of the article is true, they aren't poisonous & they don't spin a web. They will track down & kill it's prey. They're kinda creepy looking but they are great for the environment.

Thelildupling
Community Member
1 year ago

I’ll stay in America

Katharine Lancaster
Community Member
1 year ago

Love it! I want one of my own!

Blake Morgan
Community Member
1 year ago

I need one.

Alexandra Ada
Community Member
1 year ago

Yeahhh...still no....I mean I would try not to kill it, but he would simply sleep outside :D I can kill bugs myself

sfg4life515
Community Member
1 year ago

That cannot be true..everything in Australia is dangerous. There's probably deadly butterflies.

Sara
Community Member
1 year ago

When I was living in Sydney, one bit me on my face while I was sleeping so....

Carolyn leopard
Community Member
1 year ago

ok you conviced me i'll stay in asia

Georgann Haeffner
Community Member
1 year ago

GAH!!

Melissa Leroy
Community Member
1 year ago

Jesus fucking christ get away from it

Paw Paw
Community Member
1 year ago

I was not afraid of spiders - until now!

Louise Brigance
Community Member
1 year ago

I think I'd still prefer a cat for a pet.

Mortuarylover
Community Member
1 year ago

Nope

Kay Mac
Community Member
1 year ago

No, no and NOPE!

El-Ray King
Community Member
1 year ago

That's Barnyard Betty with the spider--she took the photo when she rescued the spider. She runs an animal sanctuary in Australia, and is having a hell of a time keeping her animals in hay during the drought. Really cool gal who was also recently diagnosed with a brain tumor, unfortunately. She has a facebook page, and is currently having a hay drive to keep the animals fed. More pics of this cool spider are on her facebook page, plus lots of other adorable animal pics.

El-Ray King
Community Member
1 year ago

That's Barnyard Betty in the striped shirt. This is her photo. She runs an animal sanctuary in Australia on her own. She's been having a hell of a time keeping her animals fed in the horrible drought they are having. She is doing a hay drive on her facebook page. She gives absolutley everything she has to her animals, and was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor. Check her out to see more great photos of what she does, plus more photos of the spider.

Daniel (ShadowDrakken)
Community Member
1 year ago

The internet keeps trying to convince us that Australia is not trying to kill us, but Australia keeps handing off its beer.

Annamarie Dodge
Community Member
1 year ago

if he is in my house he sure as hell aint my friend...they dont bite unless provoked?? if you are in their area they consider it provocation...i detest spiders of any kind. tarantulas are cool as long as they are in an enclosure of some kind...i am allergic to such critters bites and i dont want to be anywhere near them lol. if he is in my house he is not respecting MY space...

Mavis Garland
Community Member
1 year ago

Ben Mulroney on CTV would have something to say about this spider and it's usefullness.

Irene Walton
Community Member
1 year ago

no no no

Sue Clifford
Community Member
1 year ago

Nope.

Lou Herout
Community Member
1 year ago

Nope!

Grace Wiebe
Community Member
1 year ago

That would take some getting used to...

Michelle-Michal Korn
Community Member
1 year ago

WOW!!!

Paoro Borla
Community Member
1 year ago

but.... they crawl on your body while you are sleeping...

Nancy Parish
Community Member
1 year ago

Uuhhh, no. Just no.

Barbara Stewart
Community Member
1 year ago

Least deadly!!!!!!!

Foxxy
Community Member
1 year ago

It’s not deadly, you may get a bit of irritation at the bite site for a short amount of time but that’s it. Don’t even need to see a dr.

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W. 5
Community Member
1 year ago

I love spiders

Roger Bird
Community Member
1 year ago

This sort of shit is the bane of Australian tourism and immigration.

Linda Niemczyk
Community Member
1 year ago

I'd rather call an exterminator.

Laura Perkinson
Community Member
1 year ago

Wow ! they could use these in the South parts of the US!

Slune
Community Member
1 year ago

At least no more cockroaches

Kim Lorton
Community Member
1 year ago

They can do all the cockroaches they want!

Belinda Crum
Community Member
1 year ago

No thank you!

pony33
Community Member
1 year ago

Scary fucker. Just think waking up with that spider on your chest!!!

Susan Riley
Community Member
1 year ago

Uh, no thanks.

Karen Anspach
Community Member
1 year ago

What's that thing on her shirt? That's pretty scary too.

Christine Ladyman
Community Member
1 year ago

The smaller version is bad enough, thanks! Imagine how far this one can jump! 😲

Foxxy
Community Member
1 year ago

The can’t jump very far. They more propel themselves off the wall slightly and then drop/fall.

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Randi Gold
Community Member
1 year ago

OMFG

Rosalind Harris
Community Member
1 year ago

They eat flies, cockaroches and mosquitoes, so they’re good to have around.

Roberto Durante
Community Member
1 year ago

yeah , why not, if you say so

Joseph Brzezinski
Community Member
1 year ago

NOPE

Valerie Wagner
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh no thank you;)

Caitlyn Johnston
Community Member
1 year ago

The larger the spider, generally, the less venomous they are. Tarantulas are the same way.

Suzanne Sutherland
Community Member
1 year ago

I needed one of these when I lived in South Korea. He would have been well-fed on all those cockroaches in my apartment.

Sharon Attwood
Community Member
1 year ago

Cool info!

Nikki Ty-Tomkins
Community Member
1 year ago

I want one!

Jeannie Carle
Community Member
1 year ago

I'll stay in the US, thank you LOL - I leave the house spiders up in the corners alone here - as long as they stay in their corners, we're good.

Abby Rexroth
Community Member
1 year ago

I'll take our big tarantulas (California) that are virtually harmless to the tiny, deadly Black Widows or brown recluse.

Kelly Grace
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh hell no!

Eduard Korhonen
Community Member
1 year ago

I'd rather have a house full of cockroaches...

AnnieLaurie Burke
Community Member
1 year ago

Cute little guy!

Von
Community Member
1 year ago

-;:):&:$:?$-]^{#}*]+]=}^~ OMG!!!

Ashley Say Wha?!?
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe reading this article in bed before falling asleep is not the best time for this...

Carmen Elena
Community Member
1 year ago

omg omg omg omg omg

Emilyna-rose Holme
Community Member
1 year ago

HOLY MOTHER I AM SO GLAD IM NOT YOU

Pat Ulysse
Community Member
1 year ago

NOPE!

Alia Nichole Marie Ahumada Washington
Community Member
1 year ago

and I thought daddy long legs were scary af *shaking head* sks sks sks sks

Leslie Tollefson
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm sorry, Australia, but I have to burn you down now.

Magik cofee
Community Member
1 year ago

i cant belive james charles went there and survived

Ryo Bakura
Community Member
1 year ago

That's one big-ass mofo.

Just saying
Community Member
1 year ago

Nope, no, nope.

Patricia Norris
Community Member
1 year ago

lol i could live without that 😂

Kim Shannon
Community Member
1 year ago

This is why I don't live in Australia

Camille Anne
Community Member
1 year ago

Damn, thats a big mofo!

Klaudiia Sherbatzky
Community Member
1 year ago

So glad I am in Europe ... If I lived there then I would never sleep again

Dannielle Sommers
Community Member
1 year ago

As an Aussie that hates spiders I say hope neit nein nadda get-the-fuck-outta-stan

Kadin Thompson
Community Member
1 year ago

America has 12" spiders that eat fucking birds, but this is nothing compared to that fucking thing.

Sandra Charlot
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm pretty sure, my heart would stop beating if I see it ... so it IS dangerous!

Satu Nieminen
Community Member
1 year ago

Nope.

Jo Choto
Community Member
1 year ago

Won't bite unless provoked? So the question is, what counts as provocation? I mean, can you cuddle them or not?

Brandi Bolus
Community Member
1 year ago

Give him space!?!? That’s the whole house! He’s huge!!!

Jodi Smith
Community Member
1 year ago

Jfc....dumb question but if you have dogs or cats and one of these is around...... then what??

James N Crystal Fox
Community Member
1 year ago

Then you have dogs or cats and a huntsman around.

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Cooper the flaming 999
Community Member
1 year ago

AH I HATE SPIDDERS

ThatOneOwl
Community Member
1 year ago

At first I thought the spider was the thing on the lady's shirt.

Ann McKenzie
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm an Aussie and have never seen one that big, thank god! They are usually very "nice" and more afraid of you than you are of them. (That said, if they get in my house I'll have to burn it down!) They look scary but are harmless. Now the White-Tail, Redbacks and the Funnel-Web.. they are different stories... lol

Tracy Sellars
Community Member
1 year ago

Actually there was an article, think it was the age, that explained white tails aren't that bad. The flesh eating doesn't occur that often when people get bitten, which has lead them to believe it is due to an allergic reaction. So if you don't have an allergy to their venom then you will be okay.

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Lynne Perry
Community Member
1 year ago

Another reason not to visit Australia!

Anna Walczak
Community Member
1 year ago

Hell no!

varwenea
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh, F no!!!!!!

ForkNBeans
Community Member
1 year ago

I'd consider having one hang around...but then, NOPE!

sewwandi ranaweera
Community Member
1 year ago

that is one BRAVE girl!

Harleen
Community Member
1 year ago

That's only what Aragog tells you!

Rani Johnson
Community Member
1 year ago

Nope.

De'leeze(fka moon)
Community Member
1 year ago

SPIDERS that big. So happy i live were there's small ones.

Charlotte Dupre
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh australia

Liz McClellan
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1 year ago

Nope!!

Broken Bay
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1 year ago

I prefer larger spiders. At least you can tell when it's there.

May Alegre
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1 year ago

NOOOOO!!! A big No! Now ill have nightmatrs....

invisible sheep
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1 year ago

common....

Andrew Link
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1 year ago

Yeah I'll definitely let him have his space

Left Twix
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1 year ago

time for stay away

Ani Archeron
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1 year ago

The worst thing about a huntsman is when it disappears while you run to get said broom :/

Zaheen Muhammad
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1 year ago

Godzilla?

Phoebe Bean
Community Member
1 year ago

Sure.

Cindy Snow
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1 year ago

Heeeeeeeeeelllllll NO!

Hafida
Community Member
1 year ago

Omg so glad to live in holland.

Pam Stephens
Community Member
1 year ago

Nope, nope, nope

Rebekah
Community Member
1 year ago

That's really great and all, and rock on helpful spider with your bad self. But oh hell no!

Nikki D
Community Member
1 year ago

Nope. His large size definitely intimidates me.

Dani
Community Member
1 year ago

Not.

Sardonic Scribe
Community Member
1 year ago

Nope. Just ... nope.

Dawn Baik
Community Member
1 year ago

oh no....

Grumble O'Pug
Community Member
1 year ago

Faints

Danielle Renee
Community Member
1 year ago

believe it or not...still nope

Just Curious
Community Member
1 year ago

It’s gonna want to eat the giant bugs on her shirt...

T Rex King
Community Member
1 year ago

Wow, that is a huge spider

Eric Lambrecht
Community Member
1 year ago

it is gigantic

Yeller Cat
Community Member
1 year ago

Nightmares for days..

Iveta Toderová
Community Member
1 year ago

still a big NOPE

King Of Spades
Community Member
1 year ago

I refuse to believe it

Elise Thomas
Community Member
1 year ago

It’s hella scary down here the image attached is an image of a very widely known spider in Aus it hides in backyards and can kill you in 15 mins

Tracy Sellars
Community Member
1 year ago

What are you talking about? No spiders in Oz are that dangerous.

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Krazy Kanuck
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1 year ago

Here in North America we have a the HOBO & WOLF SPIDER to combat cockroaches. (The hobo is commonly mistaken for the Wolf Spider) Personally I like the Orb Weavers, they are awesome 003-5c91f3...2e1230.jpg 003-5c91f3d2e1230.jpg

Bob Beltcher
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1 year ago

Nope! F that sh!t.

NWB
Community Member
1 year ago

ugh they are so creepy and move quick!!!!

Roger Lambert
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1 year ago

Um... actually, they ARE venomous.

Louplou
Community Member
1 year ago

Ok if it bit you, you may have a little irritating bite - you wouldn't even need to see a doctor. Seriously, the March flies on the beach give nastier bites than a huntsman. You may also be interested to know that the redback spider, which is rather venomous, is unlikely to kill you though you probably would want to see the doctor for that one!

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Moo Moo Futch
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1 year ago

It's clear that the person in this picture is an effing psychopath to be that close to a Huntsman spider. Although I DO appreciate that they have a use in insect control and knowing me and how I become attached to animals, I'd probably name it and befriend it.

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#6

Birds Using A Dead Pike's Mouth To Nest

Birds Using A Dead Pike's Mouth To Nest

Pike fish are freshwater fish known as ambush predators because of their ability to lie perfectly still for an impressive amount of time, thankfully for these birds this pike is out of water so it's safe to say it's actually dead.

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Ozacoter
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1 year ago

Maybe it works as a defense mechanism, the head might scare predators.

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#7

I Want To Ride My Bicycle

I Want To Ride My Bicycle

Did you know that bees swarm when when the queen bee leaves the colony with a large group of worker bees? It's how a new honey bee colony is formed. In the prime swarm, about 60% of the worker bees leave the original hive location with the old queen. This swarm can contain thousands to tens of thousands of bees. Usually, swarming takes place in spring, within a two- or three-week period, but occasional swarms can happen throughout the producing season as well.

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KoIvanov
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1 year ago

How Kardashian got her ass.

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#8

There Was A Friggin Gecko Hiding In My Son's Toy Spider

There Was A Friggin Gecko Hiding In My Son's Toy Spider

Geckos are reptiles found in all parts of the world except for Antartica. To avoid predators they have developed special features such as camouflage to help them hide in any environment (even a toy spider). Most geckos are nocturnal creatures which means they are active at night, but there are day geckos which are willing to venture out during the daylight hours in search of food.

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Ozacoter
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1 year ago

Spider Gecko, spider gecko...

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#9

My Town In Central Texas Has A Bird Problem

My Town In Central Texas Has A Bird Problem

Every autumn, flocks of birds migrate to warmer territories. Most birds migrate at night (when the air is cooler and calmer, and there are fewer predators), flying in tandem even when they are 655 feet (200 meters) or more apart. Some of them, however, can be spotted during the daytime as well.

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Captain Marvellous ♥️
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1 year ago

I looked at the foreground of the image first and was confused...and THEN

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#10

Sawfish

Sawfish

Sawfishes are large rays that are characterized by their long blade-like snouts. Along this elongated snout are lateral tooth-like denticles set inside sockets - which give the allusion of a giant chainsaw. Sawfishes use their "saw" (rostrum) during feeding time and to defend themselves. The rostrum will slash in a side-to-side motion and dislodge invertebrates from the substrate to stun fish.

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Niall Mac Iomera
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1 year ago

Tooth like testicles? What.

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#11

Lizard Shed His Entire Face In One Go

Lizard Shed His Entire Face In One Go

If you want to peel of the skin from your pet lizard's head, you should try to take it off in one piece, and you want to make sure that it's 'released' around the ears. Also, be extra careful around the eyes.

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Ozacoter
Community Member
1 year ago

Thats fascinating. I have a few animal sheds in my 'biology collection' at home

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#12

Mother And Girlfriend Found This On The Beach Today. Any Idea What It Is?

Mother And Girlfriend Found This On The Beach Today. Any Idea What It Is?

This was found in Broome, Western Australia and looks like an anemone. More specifically, Dofleinia armata, the armed anemone. Also called the striped anemone. It is considered extremely dangerous as it can inflict painful stings that take months to heal.

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Amandine Vn
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1 year ago

It's a nope. Scientific classed.

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#13

The Fox And The Hound

The Fox And The Hound

This poor fox obviously fell into the freezing water, perhaps pursuing prey onto thin ice, and drowned. We'd like to think that its doggy cousin is paying condolences in a sweet moment of canine comradeship.

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Ozacoter
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1 year ago

:(

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#14

This Fascinating Creature, A Deep-Sea Squid, Was Video Taped By Shell Out In The Perdido Area Of Alaminos Canyon, At 7800 Ft. Depth

This Fascinating Creature, A Deep-Sea Squid, Was Video Taped By Shell Out In The Perdido Area Of Alaminos Canyon, At 7800 Ft. Depth

We are well aware of the weird and wonderful creatures that inhabit the vast depths of the ocean, but this bigfin squid is very rarely seen, and little is known about them as a species.

This is the best and most recent footage of the elusive creature, taken on 11 November 2007 by an oil company in the Gulf of Mexico. The species are very distinct from all previously known squids, with the length of the elastic tentacles estimated to be up to 15–20 times the body length. Estimates based on video evidence put the total length of the largest specimens at 8 metres (26 ft) or more.

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Tahani
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1 year ago

the actual footage of it is even creepier!

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#15

Death Shrouds From Hell - Spiders Cocooned These Trees To Save Themselves From A Flood

Death Shrouds From Hell - Spiders Cocooned These Trees To Save Themselves From A Flood

In 2010 a monsoon hit Pakistan that caused the rivers to swell and insects to run for cover. The strange anomaly was captured by aid worker Russell Watkins, a multimedia editor with the U.K.'s Department for International Development (DFID) in the Pakistani village of Sindh."There wasn't a scientific analysis of this being done. Anecdotally, I think it was pretty much any kind arachnid species, possibly combined with other insects," he told National Geographic. It was noted that because the flood waters took so long to recede, spiders who had sought asylum in the trees had just begun to spin weaves. Locals said they had never seen anything like it before.

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Vlad Horobet
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1 year ago

Hans, get ze flammenwerfer!

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#16

Found A Beehive While Renovating An Old House

Found A Beehive While Renovating An Old House

Bees can find a cozy space between walls, causing issues for homeowners. How do you tell them to leave? We all know the value that bees have for ecosystems so simply gassing them should not really bee and option.

They can cause damage and mold though, especially if they are honey bees, so should be removed. Call a professional beekeeper to come and take the hive away, don't attempt it yourself!

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Wistre Vist
Community Member
1 year ago

leave it bee!!

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#17

In Case You Ever Wanted To Know What A Hedgehog Skeleton Looked Like

In Case You Ever Wanted To Know What A Hedgehog Skeleton Looked Like

As you can see, our spiky little friend wears his spines, which are made of keratin like our hair and nails, like a fur coat. The spines, unlike porcupine spines, don't easily attach from their bodies and are neither poisonous nor barbed. They can still be painful to the touch though!

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BusLady
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1 year ago

Looks like it's wearing a fur coat.

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#18

Snaggle-Toothed Snake Eel Found On The Beach In Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Snaggle-Toothed Snake Eel Found On The Beach In Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

This nightmarish creature is the snaggle-toothed snake eel or the Aplatophis zorro. It is a tropical eel found in the eastern central Pacific Ocean. According to the specimen found and studied by John E. McCosker and David Ross Robertson in 2001 they can reach a maximum length of 104 centimeters or 3"4 in feet (gulp). The eels live at 5-10 metres deep and live in burrows.

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Max L.
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1 year ago

Looks like the one portrayed in super mario 64..

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#19

Frog With Eyes In Its Mouth As A Result Of Macromutation

Frog With Eyes In Its Mouth As A Result Of Macromutation

A macromutation is a mutation that has made a significant impact on an organism, caused by a change in a regulatory gene that’s responsible for the expression of an array of structural genes. It’s been suggested that the cause of the mutation was the result of a parasitic infection by a trematode worm (Ribeiroia ondatrae). Trematode infections have reportedly been linked to an increasing number of amphibian limb mutations, particularly missing, malformed, and extra hind legs.

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Ozacoter
Community Member
1 year ago

Poor animal, i hope that she doesnt suffer with the deformities

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#20

You Can See The Back Of An Owl’s Eye Through Its Ear

You Can See The Back Of An Owl’s Eye Through Its Ear

"Like all birds, owls lack the external ear structures found in most mammals," photographer Jim McCormac said. "The birds' ears are unadorned openings in their skulls, visible only when the feathers on the sides of the animals' heads are parted. But these owls' unusually large earholes and eyes also offer a "behind the scenes" peek at their visual system, showcasing the evolutionary adaptations in sight and hearing that make the birds so successful at stealthy nighttime hunting."

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Ozacoter
Community Member
1 year ago

Fascinating

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#21

Lactarius Rubidius Growing Out Of Fox Skull

Lactarius Rubidius Growing Out Of Fox Skull