15 Dangerous Animals in Wild World of Australia

Australia is home to some of the world’s most poisonous land animals and marine creature such as Inland Taipan, Jellyfish, Octopus and Saltwater Crocodiles There are few more wild animals who are dangerous to human like Honey Bee, Kangaroos, lionfish and Australian stonefish.

Blue Ringed Octopus


Blue Ringed Octopus is recognized as one of the world’s most venomous marine animal, powerful enough to kill humans. The Blue Ringed Octopus are also called as BRO and among the deadliest animals in the sea of South Australia.

Box Jellyfish


Australian box jellyfish is considered as second most venomous marine animal and world’s most poisonous creatures. Box Jellyfish Stings are extremely painful and can be fatal to humans.

Cone Snail


Cone snail is one of many venomous animals found in Australia and capable of stinging humans. The dangerous cone snail species are most dangerous to humans.

Saltwater Crocodiles


Australian saltwater crocodile is the most dangerous animals in Australia, much more aggressive than six other species of crocodiles. Saltwater crocodile of Australia are well-known for attacks on humans.



Platypus is one of the few living mammals in the world who can produce venom, endemic to eastern Australia. The platypus is the only mammals that lay eggs and one of the few venomous mammals in the world.

Tasmanian Devil


Tasmanian Devil are an endangered marsupial species found in the wild only on the Australian island state of Tasmania. Tasmanian devil is became the largest carnivorous marsupial in the world and known for the strongest bite.

Inland Taipan

inland taipan

Inland Taipan is the most venomous land snake in the world and has the most toxic venom of any other land snake. The inland taipan is considered as the world’s most venomous snake, much more so than even sea snakes.

Wedge Tailed Eagle


The wedge-tailed eagle also known as eagle hawk is largest bird of prey in Australia. Wedge-tails are highly aerial and the only bird that has a reputation for attacking hang gliders and paragliders.

Eastern Brown Snake


Eastern Brown Snake is a species of venomous snake and world’s second most venomous land snake, native to Australia. The eastern brown snake is found along the coasts and inland ranges of Australia.

Funnel Web Spider

Funnel-Web Spider

Australian funnel-web spider and Sydney funnel-web spider are species of venomous spider native to Australia. Sydney funnel web spider venom is dangerous to humans and the bite is potentially deadly.

Honey Bee


Honey bees are actually one of Australia’s most dangerous stingers and deadliest venomous animal in Australia. Bee stings consists of harp barb with an attached bag of poison that cause more deaths than snakes or spiders.

Cane Toad


Cane Toad in Australia is one of the most poisonous animal,The other native species of Australia die eating cane toads. Cane toads does not have any efficient natural predator and have been very successful as an invasive specie.

Monitor Lizard


Monitor lizard or Goanna is one of the known 30 species of Australian monitor lizard,found throughout most of Australia. The largest Australian monitor lizard is called Perentie,the fourth-largest living lizard on earth.



Cassowary is one of the world’s most dangerous bird and third tallest and second heaviest living bird. The cassowary is most popular species in captivity and one of the most dangerous animals in captivity.



Dingoes are the wild dog found in Australia and the largest terrestrial predator in Australia. The dingo is listed as vulnerable to extinction because of hunting but they are large enough to be dangerous and generally avoid conflict with humans.

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