This giant hot pink slug is a rare species that can only be found in a single isolated forest on an extinct volcano called Mount Kaputar in Australia. Besides their obvious color, these pink slugs get pretty big and can reach about eight inches in length.
They spend most of their time buried beneath the leaf mold on which they feed,
Parking in Australia
Apparently, it's not just New York and London that have ridiculous parking, even Australia has a reputation for being ruthlessly strict when it comes to where you park your car.
Just looking at this sign, it must be a pain to figure out where and when and how you should park so you don't get a pesky fine.
This monitor lizard couldn't wait for the heat to dissipate, so instead, he strolled around, looking for a pond so he could cool down and refresh a bit.
He seems like he's a polite fellow, giving the owners of the house a little nod to let them know he's coming to use their pond for a little swim.
March of the Caterpillars
The itchy-looking grubs, also known as Processionary caterpillars, can be extremely dangerous to anyone who touches them. While not endemic to Australia, they do appear there in larger numbers.
The hairs are worst and can cause people problems such as extreme itching, rashes, and swollen eyes and faces.
How rich must the soil be for this earthworm to grow so big?! Imagine the fish you could catch with that.
Australia seems like the land of the lost where every animal, insect, or plant can grow to gargantuan sizes. We prefer the normal size, thank you very much.