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‘Flesh-Eating Spider Bite’ Case Reported in Victoria

Struggling for his life, Terry Pareja, a 65-year old Filipino and a father of two, is now concerned about losing his arms after his legs were already amputated. Pareja has already undergone nine operations but might still lose his arms

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Snake encounter

What to Do If You Encounter a Snake on Your Property

Most of the snakes the human beings encounter are non-venomous and harmless. It is therefore important to understand that snakes are not as aggressive as most people believe. In addition to that, snakes don’t move around hunting or chasing people.

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Possum Entry Points

How to Deter Possums from Living in Your Roof

Although cuddly and cute, possums can be a real headache when they invade your house. They can be a real hassle especially around cities with lots of greenery such as Brisbane, The Gold Coast and The Sunshine Coast. Possums are

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mouse inside

Preventative Steps to Stop Rodent Infestation

It happens to everyone at some stage in their lives. You turn on the lights in your kitchen only to see a mouse or rat scamper away behind some cupboards or the refrigerator. These vermin breed quickly and will take

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australian creatures that kill

Beware! These Australian Creatures Bite!

We recently came across this great infographic about Australian wildlife and the number of deaths they cause each year. So many people (especially people who aren’t from Australia) are unjustifiably scared of spiders, snakes and sharks. Are they really killing

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Back of a Redback spider

Redback Spider numbers are on the Rise

While it’s no secret that spiders love Spring weather, Queensland has experienced a sharp rise in the number of redback spiders this year. In fact, the number of redback spiders this year is the higher than any of the previous

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Death adder on a rock

New Species of Australian Snake Discovered – The Kimberley Death Adder

Australia is renowned for its unique fauna. Kangaroos, koalas, and wombats as well as many others interesting and cute animals are iconic examples of the wildlife who call Australia home. On the other side of the coin, Australia has also

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Possums still Causing Havoc throughout Brisbane

While the onset of winter means hibernation time for some marsupials, the Australian possum isn’t one of them. The beginning of winter is when most possums are born, so if you see some fat possums scouting for food (she’s eating

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Chapel Hill Snake eats 4.5kg Possum

A snake catcher was recently required to catch and relocate a 1.7 metre carpet python from Chapel Hill, after it made a meal out of a reasonably sized 4.5kg brush tail possum. Snake removal expert Bryan was called out to

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DIY Tips for Keeping Your Home Cockroach Free

Nobody likes having cockroaches in their home. There’s just something about these ugly critters that incites feelings of fear and disgust in people. While cockroaches can’t physically hurt you like spiders or snakes, and they aren’t as likely to spread

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