Coconut Crabs

If you usually think of crabs as tiny red seafood scuttling across the sand at your favourite beach destination, then the Coconut Crab will definitely take you by surprise. They aren’t poisonous, but they’re known for causing excruciating pain when they grab on to you because they hold their grip for so long.

Plague Soldier Beetles

The yellow and green Solider Beetle (Chauliognathus lugubris) is known for showing up in huge quantities around Australia. Far from being a damaging plague, soldier beetles are predators of other insects, including a number of herbivorous pest insects. Here you can see them taking over the main sail of this boat! I’m not freaked out! You are..