Australian fisherman comes across 3 tiny, killer octopuses



It’s common knowledge by now that Australia is the world’s largest island and death trap. One fisherman from Perth in Western Australia has just done his bit to further back up those claims.

Steve Hart — a fisherman and co-owner of Western Angler magazine — posted on his Facebook on Wednesday, Dec. 2, that he had an encounter with a blue-ringed octopus while crayfishing.

It was his third run in with the deadly creature in the last week. The blue-ringed octopus can produce some nasty, fatal toxins through its saliva glands. According to Griffith University, it can kill 26 adults in minutes

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