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13 Crazy Things That Made All Aussies Freak Out About Their Own Country In 2016

Spiders and sharks and snakes everywhere.

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1. When a man from Mackay, Queensland, filmed a huge spider eating an entire mouse on his fridge.

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The video ended up receiving more than 22 million views, as people from all over the world witnessed the insane shit Aussies live with every day.

"The spider will inject the venom, and slowly, as the venom takes effect, it will do what every single spider species does, and that’s liquify the inside of the prey and then basically slurp the insides of the animal… physically drink it," Taronga Zoo keeper Phil Patterson told BuzzFeed News.


4. Oh, and when it was revealed that Australian birds were actively starting bushfires to hunt prey in outback Australia.

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7. When a bunch of people at the beach got to watch a dude go swimming with his pet snake and hurl it into the air as they "played" together.

10. And then filmed it as it slid across her living room.

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11. When a dude caught a snake as it was eating a house cat, and reminded us all why we should probably keep our four-legged friends inside.

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