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10 Terrifying Facts About The Australian Dropbear

People will try to convince you Dropbears aren't real. But they are bad ass. Be a responsible tourist and check out these ten essential facts before packing your bags for down under

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They attack from above


Hikers and bush walkers have been known to be 'dropped on' by Drop Bears (thus their name sake). Most attacks are not fatal and result usually in injuries including bites and scratches (at least in humans).

The Dropbear will f***ing cut you.

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(Watch from 0.18).

Dropbears exist everywhere in Australia (except Tasmania)

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(Because not even Dropbears want to live there).

Dropbear attacks are on the rise


We would never recommend avoiding Australia (which seems to have conveniently been left off this chart), caution is recommended if you are visiting Australia, Germany, Thailand, Canada or New Zealand.

Don't believe us? Check out this video

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