When the name Australia pops up, what first comes to our mind is kangaroos. Australia is full of snakes, sharks bugs and what not. None the less the weather is a major highlight here. The Aussie world is so significantly greater. Here is a list of some intriguing realities existence in Australia, and the pictures will amaze you.

#24 Roos In The Front Yard

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It is not unusual for an Aussie to enjoy the company of wallabies or kangaroos. There is plenty of land and sunshine for everybody. On the other hand, every Australian is aware that kangaroos, wallabies, and koalas have huge claws, so it’s a good idea to keep some distance from them.

#23 Driving In Summer

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The climate in Australia is so hot in summer that you can not drive a car without wearing an oven glove.

#22 Voting

 

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Australia is one such country where voting is compulsory, and if you don’t vote then you have to bear the fine. Hence the result.

#21 Nature

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It may look pretty and peaceful, but keep in mind that thousands of different creatures here will try to kill or at least harm you. However, most of these creatures are very rare, live in isolated areas, and usually run away from you way before you even spot them.

#20 Monotremes

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Monotremes are a type of mammals that lay eggs instead of giving birth to young ones. Australia is home to these incredible animals. It seems that somebody with a great sense of humor decided to borrow different pieces from many animals and combine them all together.

#19 Marsupials

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Australia is home to many different and rare variety of animals. One of them is Marsupials who has a pouch in front of their belly. This pouch is used by the animals to carry young ones around.

#18 Sugar Gliders

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Sugar gliders cute little animal that live in Australia, New Guinea, and a few Indonesian islands. They look like a small squirrel, and they can glide.

#17 The Laughing Kookaburra

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The kookaburra is a native of Australia and New Guinea and is known for its unique look and sound.What can be more “inspiring” than waking up at 5 o’clock in the morning from this Homeric laughs coming from a little bird enjoying the nature.

#16 Christmas

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Australia being different from the other world country has an opportunity to celebrate Christmas in a warm climate. Australians have it in the middle of summer. They often spend it on the beach or near a pool.

#15 Road Signs

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Aussies love their wildlife. While the rest of the world slows down for pedestrians, Australian drivers change their speed for kangaroos and koalas. Just kidding! They slow down for pedestrians as well.

#14 Vegemite

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Vegemite is a national delicacy of Australia I bet you won’t know that. Can somebody explain to us how and why this black substance, which looks like heavy residual oil, became the national delicacy?

#13 Cassowaries

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Cassowaries are a bird that lives only in Australia and New Guinea, and they look like somebody combined a turkey and an ostrich. They are very pretty and colourful but don’t be disrespectful to these fascinating birds as they can absolutely kill you.

#12 Magpies And Cyclists

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Australia knows how nasty these birds can be in springtime. They will chase and attack with no mercy. This is why cyclists wear these funny helmets with spikes that look like hedgehogs.

 #11 Strict Quarantine Rules

Australia which already has a vast variety of land and sea animals. Due to which Australia is extremely strict about what you are allowed to bring in from overseas.Most of the time, pets have to stay under quarantine for a long time before being allowed to get to Australia.

#10 Free fruits for kids

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Australia is a vast continent and less populated country hence the biggest supermarket chains started a campaign of “free fruit for kids.” The basket gets filled with pears, apples, and bananas, and kids can take a piece of fruit to enjoy while their parents get the groceries.

#9 Street Fights

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Street fights in Australia look like this. If you happen to get somewhere near it, do not get involved.

#8 Gigantic lace goanna

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When the lizard is mentioned we normally think about a tiny creature, but if you are in Australia then you have to image a lizard 10 fold larger.

#7 Pygmy Possum

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The Australian continent is not so mean in producing dangerous, scary, venomous, or trying to kill you species. It also has adorable pygmy possum which will melt your heart.

#6 Quokka

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Quokka is another cute and small animal that is native to Australia. Quokka lives in very isolated areas of Western Australia and is not very easy to meet. But if you meet this animal it will be one of your life’s best time.

#5 Australian Firefighters

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In 1993 a campaign was started in which The Australian Firefighters Calendar was made. This calendar sported shirtless Aussie firefighters posing with puppies, kittens, and koalas, and they are hot indeed. This campaign has raised more than 2.3 million. And yes they are real firefighters, not models.

#4 Wi-Fi

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Australia being a well-advanced country, you might wonder the net speed might be very good. But that not at all true instead it is not only slow it is deadly slow.

#3 AFL

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AFL is the Australian Football League, and you might guess that it is a very Australian sport. The rules are quite different from Rugby League. And the shorts are quite shorter.

#2 Danger Scale

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You know that you are in Australia when the second lowest grade on the fire danger scale is HIGH.

#1 Opera House

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The Sydney Opera House is famous not only for its unique look but also for its terrible acoustics. It seems that the architect of the Opera House didn’t really plan that it might be used for operas.

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