10 Most Deadly Animals in Australia

A countdown of the most deadly animals in Australia.

This is a countdown of the most deadly animals in Australia.  This contains some facts about the animals. such as where they are located, length, what they eat and other things. Thanks and I hope you like it.

10. Funnel Web Spider


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  • Location: South Easter Australia
  • Length: About 4.5 centimeters
  • Color: Brown-Black
  • Venomous: Yes

9. Great White Shark

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  • Location: Coasts of Australia, South Africa, California, Ilsa Guadalupe
  • Length: 20 feet on average
  • Weight: About 4,900 pounds
  • Food Source: Mainly tuna

8. Tiger Snake

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  • Location: Western Australia, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, and New South Wales
  • Length: 7 feet on average
  • Color: Yellow, orange-brown, or black.  The belly is usually a yellow or an orange
  • Food Source: Frogs, nesting birds, fish, and rats
  • Venomous: Yes

7. Brown Snake

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  • Location: Australia and India
  • Length: 11 inches on average
  • Color: Brown
  • Food Source: Earthworms, slugs, sow bugs, insects, spiders and small frogs
  • Venomous: Yes

6. Red Back Spider

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  • Location: Australia
  • Length: 3.5 millimeters long on average
  • Color: Black with red
  • Food Source: Insects
  • Venomous: Yes

5. Stone Fish

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  • Location: Tropic of Capricorn or Great Barrier Reef
  • Length: 30 centimeters long on average
  • Color: Dark brown
  • Food Source: Small fish and shrimp
  • Venomous: Yes

4. Blue Ringed Octopus

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  • Location: Australia and Japan
  • Length: 12 centimeters long on average
  • Color: White, pink, or brown with blue rings
  • Food Source: Small crab and shrimp
  • Venomous: Yes

3. Salt Water Crocodile


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  • Location: Southeast Asia and Norther Australia
  • Length: 13 to 17 feet long on average
  • Weight: Any where from 880-3000 pounds
  • Color: Brownish whitish
  • Food Source: Insects, amphibians, crustaceans, and reptiles

2. Fierce Snake

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  • Location: Australia
  • Length: 6 feet on average
  • Color: Dark brown to an olive green
  • Food Source: Rodents and birds
  • Venomous: Yes

1. Box Jellyfish

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  • Location: Australia, Hawaii and other tropical places
  • Length: 9.5 feet on average
  • Color: Blue
  • Food Source: Fish
  • Venomous: Yes

Well, those are the most deadly animals in Australia.  I hoped you enjoyed this article and my articles to come.  I hope this helped you for whatever you needed it for. Such as a book report or just to know more about Australia or the animals in it.  Anyways again thanks for reading.  I would really appreciate if you would leave me some comments and feedbacks, so that I may change anything thing, clear something up, and answer some questions that you may have.

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3 Responses to “10 Most Deadly Animals in Australia”
  1. VANILLAREY Says...

    On May 25, 2009 at 4:49 am

    10 creatures you should not have as pets :-)

  2. bud Says...

    On August 27, 2009 at 2:41 pm

    man that is cool looking thing lol but if i saw that will go nut

  3. greg Says...

    On July 14, 2011 at 3:06 am

    i think the redback spider should be placed 10th and funnel be 6th. In fact i believe redback fame is exxagerated since latrodectus spiders are world wide and no serious envenomations are found globally besides it is not agressive

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