A box jellyfish can kill a human in two minutes.
The box jellyfish is the world’s most venomous animal.
A box jellyfish’s head is the size of a basketball.
A box jellyfish has 60 tentacles.
A box jellyfish’s tentacles can grow over two metres long.
Irukandji box jellyfish are the size of a thumbnail.
Pouring vinegar over a jellyfish sting will deactivate the stinging organelles.
A beaked sea snake’s venom can be used to treat multiple sea snake species’ bites.
The beaked sea snake cases more deaths than any other sea snake in the world.
Sea snakes must come to the surface to breathe.
Sea snakes have a paddle tail.
Olive sea snakes are carnivores and feed on fish.
Olive sea snakes’ venom breaks down the muscle tissue of their prey.
A stonefish’s body is lined with venomous spines.
Historically, stonefish were killed when milked for venom.
Stonefish can live out of the water for ten hours.
Stonefish have non-venomous spikes as well.
Stonefish have two venom sacks on each spine.
Stonefish antivenom is the most used antivenom in Australia.
Death adders ambush their prey.
Death adders are known for their incredible strike speed.
Sawfish can grow up to six metres long.
Under ultraviolet light, scorpions glow in the dark.
Saltwater crocodiles’ diet consists of large and small mammals.
The Great Barrier Reef is over 2400km long and the biggest stretch of coral reef in the world.
Osprey Reef is off of the Northeast Coast of Australia.
Osprey Reef is 20 kilometres long.
Absorption of too much nitrogen into the body tissues increases the risk of decompression sickness, and can lead to death.
Bradford solution turns bright blue in the presence of venom and stays brown with no change in colour if there is no venom present.