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20+ Pics That Prove Australia Is Truly an Upside Down World

There`s a lot of venomous snakes living in Australia. But this country is known for more than just dangerous animals — it also has unique flora and fauna that you’ll only see there. Whether it’s seals chilling on a pier near an opera house, a bizarre giant bug, rainbow fish, a pink lake, or massive hail, Australia is sure to have something from your wildest dreams.

Here at Bright Side, we prepared a compilation of curious things you should be prepared for if you’re planning on going to the land down under.

1. “Honey, there’s a kid on our bug...”

2. Australia has giant pinecones.

3. Pink Lake in Western Australia with the Indian Ocean in the background

4. Imagine, if Australians use these worms as bait, how big are the fish they’re trying to catch?

5. A highly venomous blue-ringed octopus on hand (should never be touched, carries enough venom to kill 26 adult humans within minutes)

6. “An emu egg I found”

7. A seal chilling outside Sydney Opera House

8. Daintree Rainforest in Cairns, Australia

9. A rainbow wrasse caught off Christmas Island

10. Lizards in Australia

11. Nothing special, just toads traveling on a snake...

12. This very specific crossroads sign in Mount Isa, Australia

13. You know you’re in Australia when frogs eat snakes!

14. Australia, where even the hail can kill you!

15. 2 endangered barking geckos

16. “It’s so hot here in Australia at the moment, and I was wondering why the birds weren’t using our bird bath...”

17. “Felt a tickle on my leg.”

18. A typical roadside ditch in Australia

19. March of the hairy caterpillars

20. “I wonder if it barks.”

21. A termite mound in the northern territory of Australia

22. “Finally, there’s something in Australia that doesn’t want to kill me. Here’s a banana for scale.”

23. The stripes in the Wave Rock formation (Western Australia)

24. A bizarre scaleless blackfish with fangs found in Australia

Have you ever been to Australia? What was the most remarkable thing you saw there? We’d be happy to see your comments and pictures in the section below.