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Scientists have discovered a new venomous creature in the waters off Western Australia's coast, according to The Guardian. Named after the scientist who captured the first-known specimen, the arm-long Keesingia gigas is an enormous member of the extremely venomous Irukandji jellyfish family. The tiny box jellyfish normally measure about a cubic centimetre (less than 0.1 cubic inch), and are infamous for being able to cause the eponymous Irukandji syndrome, which if untreated can lead to cardiac arrest and respiratory failure.


 


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http://www.theverge.com/2014/8/8/5982103/keesingia-gigas-jellyfish-found-australian-coast


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I've said it before and I'll say it again. I am NEVER going to Australia! :p

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I've said it before and I'll say it again. I am NEVER going to Australia! :p

 

You sure?  ;)

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Yeah, but what you're not seeing, just behind the camera man, is a killer mouse, or rapid kangaroo, or a teeny spider that can kill you from 5 miles away or snakes that scare even the killer spiders...

 

And that's just the friendly wildlife!

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Yeah, but what you're not seeing, just behind the camera man, is a killer mouse, or rapid kangaroo, or a teeny spider that can kill you from 5 miles away or snakes that scare even the killer spiders...

 

And that's just the friendly wildlife!

 

Who cares....I would die happy with a smile on my face!

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Who cares....I would die happy with a smile on my face!

 

Yeah, but my wife would eviscerate me... slowly... with a killer jellyfish. :p

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Yeah, but my wife would eviscerate me... slowly... with a killer jellyfish. :p

 

Yea, well...take all the fun out of it why dont ya  :P

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Still no match for teh honey badger.

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Transparent, what sort of flavour is that.  Venomous jelly my arse.

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Man I'm feeling disappointed now, went to Australia in the 90's, and the most "dangerous" thing was seeing a kangaroo up fairly close, nothing else tried to kill us, the most dangerous thing to happen was trying to avoid the stoves and fridges littered across the drop zone we used 

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I've said it before and I'll say it again. I am NEVER going to Australia! :p

 

I have always got the impression Australia is the modern day Jurassic Park! (Compared to England anyway)

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You sure?  ;)

im on my way

 

I have always got the impression Australia is the modern day Jurassic Park! (Compared to England anyway)

hey, hey.... we have....erm....errrr...damn it I know this one.... rabbits?

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Glad I can't swim.

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Welcome to austrailia!  :woot:

 

 

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Welcome to austrailia!  :woot:

 

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hey, hey.... we have....erm....errrr...damn it I know this one.... rabbits?

Wasps and Bees are number one apparently! 

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Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!!!

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dont forget our infamous dropbears

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*dies of fright! x.x

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That's not a spider, that's a monster.

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Nice kitty

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Nice kitty

 

i think that thing ATE someone's kitty!

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They prefer mice and smaller rats. Pet stores here sell food rodents for goliath bird eaters and pet snakes; boas etc..

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