Names: saltwater crocodile, salty.
Recorded deaths: approximately 2 per year (with between 5 and 10 non-fatal attacks)
Appearance: between 4 and 7 metres long
Location: to the north
Names: sharks, (various others)
Recorded deaths: yes, approximately 1 per year.
Appearance: usually grey, shark-like. Big, with lots of teeth.
Location: in the water.
Other information: shark attacks are very infrequent. You should be more scared of jellyfish than of sharks.
Names: bull ants, big ants
Appearance: ant-like, 2.5cm long.
Venom: painful, but not fatal unless allergic.
Other information: Very aggressive.
Names: centipede, big millipede, worm with legs
Appearance: pink, worm-like, with legs
Venom: injected from limbs and can cause renal failure. The Australian Centipede is less poisonous than other centipedes and almost never causes death.
Names: drop bears, rabid koalas
Recorded deaths: unknown
Appearance: large and furry, with huge claws and teeth
Location: everywhere where there are trees
Tip: eat or wear vegemite as it is a good drop bear repellent