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Old 12-04-2012, 12:01 AM   #16
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Jefferson, what about those freaking huge bears they had in Russia, what was their name?
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:06 AM   #17
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Grizzlies and Polar Bears will f*ck up every single other land animal with the exception of giraffes/elephants and potentially rhinos/hippos/juiced up ligers/sumatran tigers.

NA sure as hell packs the punch on that one.

It doesn't really have much land speed though.. that's the domain of the Africans.. besides peregrine falcon and red-tailed hawk and swift swallow. so it still comopetes in the air.

as for the bovines, I think musk oxen and bison could fukk up cape water buffalo. both are pretty underrated.

na's got it's citizen badass in the wolverine. which is outdone by Africa's Honey Badger easily. Also out done by Aussie's Tasmanian Devil.

it's canine is the best too. grey wolves > dingoes > hyenas (though hyenas have the strongest biting force.. females rape males (look it up)

The bird selection in NA is solid as hell with the eagles and owls and ospreys.. however there are condors and albatross that can match up. A lot of absolutely stunning birds of paradise are in Asia.

Snake-wise, NA is absolutely fukking garbage. Western diamondback is G.O.A.T Aussie's got sea snakes off the coast in addition to the fierce snake (1 ml of venom kills 10,000 mice) taiapns. It's got marsupials too. Don't get started on Asia and SA, Afr..

Insect-wise, NA is again a joke. South American Red Bullet Ants will fukk a nikka up, Japanese hissin cockroaches and beatles will tear it apart. rhinocerous and dung beetles will reign hell on them.



nice Whales near NA tho. humpbacks and blues can be spotted.

Then you have the battle of the insects/spiders. N. America may be able to hold it's own with scorpions, brown recluse, black widow, crazy ticks, OG bumblebee, praying mantis, cool butterflies...
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:07 AM   #18
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no homer but this is easily africa
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:13 AM   #19
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africa has the fastest (cheetah), biggest (elephant) and tallest (giraffe) land animals. it also has the most intelligent animals outside of humans (chimps, gorillas, and elephants). it also has the largest bird (ostrich)

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it's canine is the best too. grey wolves > dingoes > hyenas (though hyenas have the strongest biting force.. females rape males (look it up)

hyenas aren't canines. where did you get your phd from again?

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Old 12-04-2012, 12:37 AM   #20
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Jesus, those teeth...they can chew through anything.
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:49 AM   #21
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Wild Boars, NA has a pretty impressive display of them. I know they were introduced to America but we're still claiming them. How do they stack up against the world?

Also, I'm pretty sure I know the answer to this but what about our croc's and alligators?? Pretty sure Africa beats them, right?

Just reminded myself, who gets the Komodo Dragon? Waiver wire?? NA calls dibs!
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:52 AM   #22
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Wild Boars, NA has a pretty impressive display of them. I know they were introduced to America but we're still claiming them. How do they stack up against the world?

Also, I'm pretty sure I know the answer to this but what about our croc's and alligators?? Pretty sure Africa beats them, right?

Just reminded myself, who gets the Komodo Dragon? Waiver wire?? NA calls dibs!

Australia has the largest crocodiles - and subsequently the largest reptiles.

Africa has second.
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:52 AM   #23
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Australia has the largest crocodiles - and subsequently the largest reptiles.

Africa has second.

I did not know that.
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:55 AM   #24
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Wild Boars, NA has a pretty impressive display of them. I know they were introduced to America but we're still claiming them. How do they stack up against the world?

Also, I'm pretty sure I know the answer to this but what about our croc's and alligators?? Pretty sure Africa beats them, right?

Just reminded myself, who gets the Komodo Dragon? Waiver wire?? NA calls dibs!

Wild Boars are just farm pigs that have gone wild for several generations. They are vicious animals, will eat anything including each other and are also smart as hell. A big boar could definitely hold it's own against most animals on the planet.
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:56 AM   #25
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I did not know that.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Largest_organisms
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:04 AM   #26
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I did not know that.


2 fatal attacks in the last couple of weeks!



We've got the snake game pretty good too, although Asia have a good mix of big Boas and cobras. Here's a list of the 10 most venomous snakes ('scuse the formatting)

Most venomous land snakes (Ernst and Zug et al. 1996)[9]
Snake Region SC LD50
Inland taipan Australia 0.025 mg/kg
Eastern brown snake Australia 0.0365 mg/kg
Coastal taipan Australia, New Guinea 0.106 mg/kg
Many-banded krait China, Taiwan, Burma, Laos, Vietnam 0.108 mg/kg
Peninsula tiger snake Australia 0.131 mg/kg
Saw-scaled viper Asia; Indian subcontinent 0.151 mg/kg
Black Mamba Sub-Saharan Africa 0.185 mg/kg
Western tiger snake Australia 0.194 mg/kg
Eastern coral snake Northeast Mexico, southeast U.S. 0.196 mg/kg
Philippine cobra Philippines 0.20 mg/kg

I'm going to have to go with Africa overall.


We've had 5 fatal Great White Shark attacks in my state this year too They're worldwide but seem to be here an awful lot lately.

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Old 12-04-2012, 01:04 AM   #27
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I'd say Africa followed by North America. Australia is 3rd, its versatile but its fauna doesnt pack as big a punch as the other two.
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:07 AM   #28
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:15 AM   #29
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I'd say Africa followed by North America. Australia is 3rd, its versatile but its fauna doesnt pack as big a punch as the other two.


We've probably got more deadly animals, but they're smaller and not as impressive as a tiger or bear. The croc is pretty terrifying though.



I'm hanging to go try this out in Darwin
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Old 12-04-2012, 01:16 AM   #30
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Africa by extremly far... and you forgot to list its coolest predator with the nastiest biteforce of any land animal on earth, the Spotted Hyena.......
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