Australia is famous (well, infamous) for its array of deadly creatures.
Among them, are the notorious eastern brown snake and ominous Sydney funnel web spider.
But which, if you had to choose, would you rather be bitten by? The answer might surprise you.
On this episode of Would You Rather?, Matthew Agius and Imma Perfetto confront their ophidio- and arachophobias and go head-to-head trying to convince each other being bitten by one of Australia’s deadliest animals would be a better bet than the other.
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Originally published by Cosmos as Would you rather be bitten by a Sydney funnel web spider or an eastern brown snake?
Imma Perfetto is a science journalist at Cosmos. She has a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Science Communication from the University of Adelaide.
Matthew Agius is a science writer for Cosmos Magazine.
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