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#26 2012-10-25 04:48:46

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

Run across this little critter today
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#27 2012-10-25 07:01:01

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

Clawhammer wrote:

Run across this little critter today
http://forums.silverstackers.com/upload … 164600.jpg

Note to self: Dont detect in Brisvegas. big_smile


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#28 2012-10-26 03:00:50

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

Here ya go...... pic of a pick as promised cool

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bloody handy little tool. wink


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#29 2012-10-26 03:22:29

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

Silver Soul wrote:

Cool tool. I like the design.

Nice bits and pieces in the background too!! Hope you removed exif data before upload. wink


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#30 2012-10-31 03:12:04

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

After previously downplaying the danger posed by snakes in Central Vic I am now having a change of heart.

Seems conditions are ideal for a snakey summer and there are plenty of them around.

Be careful out there.


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#31 2012-11-05 21:01:47

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

Yep, it sure is snake season.

Saw a Copperhead on Saturday in the bush near Beaufort, Vic. It darted in front of me when I was detecting. It was about 1.5 metres (5 feet) long and had its neck flattened like a Cobra.

I buggered off in the opposite direction. Couldnt get back to the car quick enough for an International Roast to calm my nerves.


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#32 2012-11-05 21:45:00

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

makes the bloody big spider crawling up my leg not so bad smile i was doing a different type of happy dance sad

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#33 2012-11-05 21:51:14

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

Where I detected on Sat there were also heaps of Jumping Jack ants.

When there's a lot of ants around I spray my gumboots with insect repellent. Works well.

Another thing you can spray on your gumboots or other non-porous footwear is insect surface spray. Kills the little buggers.


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#34 2015-05-13 04:35:03

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

Anybody know what this little cutie is?

bfvm4FR.jpg


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#35 2015-05-13 04:46:16

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

Clawhammer wrote:

I was out in Yowie Country today when a Bunya Nut came crashing down.

Imagine one of these 10KG bad-boys landing on your bonce.  A cannonball like this would crack your coconut quicker than Full-Moon party tequila.

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Nice bunyas.


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#36 2015-05-13 05:27:56

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

I read somewhere about a doctor at a hospital saying that snakes often do not inject venom when they strike as it takes them a long time to make a new batch. They said that the only time that he sees people at the hospital that are poisoned are when they show up with multiple bite marks and a dead snake. Last year a reptile specialist told me that snakes cannot see you as any kind of threat unless you are moving and the best way to deal with a snake nearby was to just stand still. He said that the best way to get bitten was to try and kill the snake.

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#37 2015-05-13 06:19:10

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

It was me!! After that brown snake got me last year.
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … age-1.html
Ironically the only person who died that nite was the obsese 29yr old in the bed beside me from a heart attack! hmm

In that year I was also bitten by a cattle dog, a possum, a paralysis tick, a mangrove jack, a turtle and a 2 1/2 year old toddler.

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#38 2015-05-13 06:29:21

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

Clawhammer wrote:

It was me!! After that brown snake got me last year.
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … age-1.html
Ironically the only person who died that nite was the obsese 29yr old in the bed beside me from a heart attack! hmm

In that year I was also bitten by a cattle dog, a possum, a paralysis tick, a mangrove jack, a turtle and a 2 1/2 year old toddler.

The Year of Living Dangerously? tongue

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#39 2015-05-13 06:54:24

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

Since switching to coin detecting the main critters ive dealt with have been wasps. No bites but they're still a big nuisance.

Broken glass and dog shit now pose the greatest threats to my health and wellbeing, used to be ant nests and mineshafts. lol


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#40 2015-05-13 07:04:11

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

House wrote:

Anybody know what this little cutie is?

http://i.imgur.com/bfvm4FR.jpg

Looks like a stick insect thats had a piece snapped off. tongue

If it doesnt have fangs or a stinger on its arse the likelihood of it attacking or killing you is very small so you should just keep on going about your normal daily activities.


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#41 2015-05-13 07:06:14

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

I pulled up a tree stump once and a bunch of whatever was in the roots flew onto my leg (I was wearing jeans).  I looked down and saw 4 large black funnelwebs on my thigh. I was wearing gloves and quickly brushed them off. Changed undies.

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#42 2015-05-13 07:18:03

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

Beware of fat old pythons:

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Source: ABC News

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-05-09/f … nd/6457242

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#43 2015-05-13 09:38:24

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

House wrote:

Anybody know what this little cutie is?

http://i.imgur.com/bfvm4FR.jpg


It's an Assassin Bug smile Pristhesancus plagipennis

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#44 2015-05-16 07:34:30

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

My preferred method for dealing with invertebrate organisms.

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#45 2015-05-16 07:48:28

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

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#46 2015-05-16 07:53:40

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

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#47 2015-05-16 13:42:42

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

Check out the benefits of predatory wasp's. There's a whole lot more than meets the eye. Figs for example even.
Wasp's ain't all bad.

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#48 2015-05-17 11:20:59

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

got stung on the back mowing the lawn by a wasp this last summer, thought I am not welding or oxy cutting that's what it felt like a burner that didn't go away as fast , yes it stang and the heat was there for a good 15 mins then the itch lasted weeks, little bastard they don't like lawn mowers for anyone interested.

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#49 2015-05-19 00:41:42

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

Spotted this fella crossing the road while I was parked up for lunch and winding up Hussman in that other thread lol
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#50 2015-05-19 07:28:07

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Re: Be careful out there. (Contains biting Critters and OH&S)

i was at carinda and a king brown came at me too, start of spring so it woke up very angry.  i tried to get out of its way and it wanted to dance and give me a big kiss.  Fortunately i was thrown a spade and i got him before her got me. 

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