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Hell everything downunder bites or stings, Watch out Howard!

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Whipped383 wrote:Hell everything downunder bites or stings, Watch out Howard!
That's why Howard is an expert in martial arts. Howard takes care of OZ, while Chuck Norris take care of the rest of the world. Even Chuck Norris knows better than to mess with Aussies...

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While I was there I was looking up info to dive the Great Barrier Reef at a future date. I found out I need an octopus suit too. :o The reef is home to the Blue Ringed Octopus which is known to attack humans. There is no Anti-venom available.

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Blue ringed octopus' are great....deep fried with mayo. Lol!
Seriously...yeah...we have everything that bites, stings etc..
I caught my first deadly snake when I was about 7 (a Tiger snake).
You do have to go out of your way to find them though (all the bities).
Redback spiders (Black Widows) are very, VERY common...but nobody's died from a redback bite in about 30 years.
Only creature I really despise is the 'white tailed spider'. Fast, ugly, nasty little bastards.
Thing is....they're non-venomous' but they're pigs and don't wash their fangs properly. When they bite, they leave a bacteria in the wound which causes serious infection. They've been the cause of quite a few amputations. There's no cure for the infection and because it's not venom...there's no anti-venom.
So....who's coming for a holiday???? :D :D :D

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haha be right down.

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Field trip! Who's in? :P

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Can I bring a gun Im no chuck norris lol Be tough to hit a spider tho maybe the 410 pistol :evil:

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You don't have to go way down under to find those nasty little critters. I was in Tijuana Mx in Dec of 2010 and got bit by what I think was a black widow. I didn't really feel it but it left its mark. I ended up in the hospital with an IV stickin in me with 3 days worth of antibiotics from the bag. Scared the hell out of me. Was left with some golf ball size blister like cysts and some blackened skin just above my sock line on the back of my leg. Took weeks to start to heal.
I know that Australia has some of the worlds worst and most dangerous critters and Howard only needs to go into his own yard to find some of them. I'm just glad they have them and not us> your welcome to that stuff Howard... Forget the 410...Bring a 10G with #8 shot and a spred bore and start making really big holes where they were when you pulled the trigger...over and over again :lol:

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I think they have the funnel web spider there also. Big holes may not do anything for them unless you get the whole funnel. If anything, it might make them come up and look for you since they sense vibrations. I think those vibrations might be like earthquakes to them, lol. Wonder if Mythbusters would like to take on that experiment? :evil:

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Post by SikSilverado »

Almost sounds maybe like a brown recluse..plenty of those in the desert.

I hate spiders. they creep me out.

in Oklahoma they've got these massive garden spiders that are harmless but their size freaks you out. I've seen a hairy wolf spider in AZ ran away and jumped into a block wall. You bet I poisoned the SH&T out of the hole he ducked into haha

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I hate spiders snakes to. Me and the wife was watchin tv one night and she jumps up off the couch screamin cause a spider had crawled on the armrest, I grabbed my slipper and smashed it said happy now

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termites are more worstest

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I think it's a relative of the brown recluse.
Yep...we have the Funnel Web.
They can jump a metre straight up...and have fangs half an inch long....that can penetrate your thumbnail.
Thankfully....they're not in Victoria....mostly in New South Wales (Sydney).
I don't kill any other spiders...exept the whaite tail. Those little bastards get pounded into oblivion!!!

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I have an evolutionary relationship with bugs. I don't mind them sharing living space with me. But if they are stupid enough to come out in the open, they are dead. Only the smart survive.

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Post by Aloicious »

we have Wolf spiders that are pretty common out here. they're not overly poisonous, but those ugly bastards are pretty big compared to the other species out here and they're fast, they don't last long when I see 'em in the house....they're actually good hunters though and keep the other insect population down in the area, I just don't want them inside...I've found a spray that I use twice a year around the exterior of the house, seems to keep them from trying to come inside now...

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We had those stupid Black Widows at home. Our water well was full of them. Rattle snakes, At least in Montana they didn't have the corral snakes. We just have the mountain Lion Grizzly, now wolf, black bear and Moose to watch for. I still would like to visit Australia. They had Steve Erwin, the crocodile hunter. But the man lives there Crocodile Dundee. Seriously My nieces were there for a almost a year. They had a lot of fun. I worked with a guy from Australia. He was a Hoot. His wife is from Ponoka, so they came here for a year. Just loved to tease him when he got into the right side of the truck to drive away, only to realize the steering wheel was on the left side. His favorite saying was, just a bees dick more. Took us a while to get used to the bonnet. (Hood)

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I think I see howard hiding behind the bush on the left :lol:

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After my wife saw this pic she stopped wanting to go to Australia.

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