Category: Australia

In which I learn something new, and horrible

January 6th, 2010
I used to believe that almost every creature in Australia was venomous. The few that aren't made out of poison have razor-sharp claws and/or fangs. Apparently, even the very, very small number of Australian creatures that don't poison you or tear yo… more »

Nightmare fodder

October 24th, 2008
Photographs of a giant spider eating a bird in an Australian garden have stunned wildlife experts. Yeah, apparently those wildlife experts have never heard of Australia, and the nightmarish insectoid horrors that developed there, worse than anything… more »