Blue-ringed octopuses in Pacific and Indian Oceans hide using skin patterns. Venomous bites cause paresthesia, breathing issues; no antidote.
Heaviest bird in Australia, cassowaries, territorial but not aggressive. Males guard territory, females mate for life.
Saltwater crocodiles have been known to prey on humans, but claims of high death tolls were exaggerated for profit.
Perception of shark-infested waters in Australia, tiger sharks considered hazardous but have low bite rate.
Textile Cone Snail has an attractive shell but injects conotoxin through its radula, causing fatalities to humans.
Stingrays blend with sandy bottom, crush prey with side-mouths, detect electrical charges, and consume mollusks.
Lethal Death Adder camouflages, waits for prey, pierces with fangs, eats after stinging. Dangerous to humans.
Flying foxes are large bats with 4ft wingspan, relying on nectar but posing rare rabies risks to humans.