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A Swarm of 100,000 Giant Bats is Terrorizing an Australian Town

Oh come on, Australia! We’ve already declared you the most epic place on Earth for playing host to practically every kind of scary, deadly or just plain insane creature that’s ever crawled, flown, swum or slithered. What the hell are you trying to prove? But seriously, when Aussies themselves declare an animal invasion to be […]

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Legions of Horrific Alien Creatures Found Near Undersea Volcanoes

We’re always simultaneously horrified and delighted to learn about the discovery of new monstrous creatures on this planet we share — and more often than not, the scariest of them seem to come from Australia (for example, this giant spider named “Brian”) or from the blackest depths of the world’s oceans (like… whatever the hell […]

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This Bizarre Naked Chimp Brawl Will Give You Instant Nightmares

It’s not every day you get to see (or write) a headline like that, so you might want to pay attention… but you also should consider carefully before watching the video below, especially if the idea of screeching, hulked-out naked apes with large fangs freaks you out. The following footage — shot by a visitor […]

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Florida Couple Shocked to Find a Nine-Foot Alligator in Their Swimming Pool

In the 1980 monster flick ALLIGATOR, one of the scariest and most memorable moments involves a group of kids playing pirates in their backyard, and forcing one of their friends to “walk the plank” on the swimming pool’s diving board… only to discover too late that the title monstrosity is eagerly awaiting the delivery of his next […]

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Car Trouble? Better Check Under the Hood for Giant Snakes!

A farmer in Zimbabwe has been dealing with a rather unusual problem recently: it seems a gigantic African rock python really wants to be his pal… and try as he might, he just can’t seem to get rid of the enormous and clingy reptile. According to CNN, it all started when Ben Mostert and his […]

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This Man Kills a Humongous Spider… Then The REAL Horror Begins

Seriously, Australia? We’ve already awarded you the prize for the biggest, scariest and most deadly animal life on Earth (not to mention residents who give practically no fucks about cohabiting with these monstrosities), so why do you keep trying to set the bar even higher? Hell, the rest of us may never sleep again after […]

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Massive Sea Monster Washes Up On Australian Beach

Yes, we have yet another tale of real-life horrors creeping, slithering and swimming about in and around Australia, further confirming the country as our go-to source for nature’s biggest wide-awake nightmares. (Just yesterday, we reported on a bizarre Outback confrontation between a giant spider and a deadly snake… hit the link to find out who came […]

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Monster Arachnid Species “BEHEMOTH” Discovered in Oregon

The scientific name for this new-found arachnid would be perfect for either an extreme metal band or a demonic super-villain: Cryptomaster behemoth. Yeah, that information alone should be enough to send arachnophobes running for the nearest hermetically-sealed, sterile environment. Everyone else stick around, ‘cuz I’m just getting started here. According to CNN, the behemoth is […]

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Close the Beaches! JAWS-Sized Shark Sighted Near Australian Shores

“It’s a twenty-footer,” says awestruck oceanographer Matt Hooper, when the elusive Great White finally reveals itself in one of the most memorable moments from JAWS. “Twenty-five,” counters crusty shark hunter Quint. “Three tons of him.” Of course, it’s only a movie, and a shark with those monstrous measurements couldn’t possibly exist in nature… oh, wait. […]

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Outback Explorer Surprised by a Spider the Size of His Head

Lots of scary, huge and potentially deadly creatures make their homes in the Australian Outback, and while the bite of the giant golden orb-weaver spider is not fatal to humans, it’s still not exactly the kind of critter you want hitching a ride on your hat. But that’s what happened to an unnamed photographer recently, […]

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Watch This Man Put a Live Venomous Snake Straight Up His Nose

30-year-old Iqbal Jogi of Pakistan makes his living as a snake charmer, entertaining crowds of amazed and horrified spectators by handling dangerous — and often deadly — venomous snakes without being harmed (most of the time). But last week he was filmed taking his performance to a new extreme. Jogi handles the two-foot-long reptile easily, […]

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Man Sticks His Hand Into a Hole, Pulls Out Hundreds of Spiders

The unidentified dad seen in this video is completely arachnophobia-free… or totally batshit insane. Either way, watching what he does in the clip could give almost anyone nightmares for weeks. When the man and a group of kids (at least one of which is his own) discover that a fist-sized hole in a rock wall […]

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Florida Burglary Suspect Killed and Eaten by an Alligator

Alligators seem to be all up in our news lately — whether it’s a gargantuan reptile nicknamed Godzilla invading a Texas shopping center, or this gruesome karma-like situation in Florida: apparently a man wanted for attempted burglary was recently found dead in Barefoot Bay Lake in Brevard County, his mangled remains showing evidence of multiple alligator bites. […]

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California Couple Viciously Attacked by Killer Squirrel

That might be the goofiest headline you’ll read all week, but for Richard and Norma Williams of Novato, CA, their recent traumatic experience with the “Squirrel From Hell” was certainly no laughing matter. The attack wasn’t an isolated incident, either: it’s just one of eight which took place throughout the couple’s neighborhood since Thanksgiving — including a […]

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Tennessee Neighborhood Blanketed by Millions of Spiders

Last week, it seemed that the Tennessee spider invasion had begun when the residents of North Memphis woke to discover a massive network of spider webs, measuring nearly half a mile long, stretched across their neighborhood. Local NBC affiliate WMC Action News 5 reported the event as a freak occurrence — but experts suggest the […]