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Dangerous, deadly and just plain mean!

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 11 Feb 2011

Ever wondered about how safe Australia’s wildlife is … and how to avoid it? The Australian Museum’s newest mobile app provides information about different types of dangerous / potentially dangerous animals that inhabit Australia, where to find them and what to do when confronted by one.

Box jellyfish

Gavin Dally © Gavin Dally

We plan to launch our app in a few weeks, but meanwhile we need your help. What would you call an app that provides info about creatures as diverse as a Box Jellyfish, Platypus, Cassowary or even a Drop Bear?! Give us your thoughts in 25 characters or less and you could win a free download and some other cool stuff too.

(Oh, we have been using a working title of Dangerous Australians but we cannot use this for copyright reasons – hence our dilemma).

Please leave your suggestions here and thanks in advance!

11 comments

Lynda Kelly - 3.02 PM, 17 February 2011

Thnx for these suggestions everyone! I think Russ would kill me if we used any title with an "i" in it (altho I do love iBite)! I was thinking (based on Mark's comment) of the Attack of the Killer Animals, but yes it is lame and way too long.

We may lean towards the DangerAus / DangerOz palthway I'm thinking...

Mark Oxbrow - 9.02 PM, 13 February 2011
'When Australians Attack!' (heh!)
Mark Oxbrow - 9.02 PM, 13 February 2011
'Argghh! What is that thing on my arm??!' (more than 25 characters ... doh )
Mark Oxbrow - 9.02 PM, 13 February 2011
or simply.. 'Deadly Australians'
Mark Oxbrow - 9.02 PM, 13 February 2011
'Australia's Most Deadly'
triotriotrio - 11.02 PM, 11 February 2011
ID it or Die!
omg_a_gecko - 5.02 PM, 11 February 2011

i'd still vote for "DangerAus?", too clever! c:

followed by "VenomAus?"

omg_a_gecko - 5.02 PM, 11 February 2011

...iDentify or iD?

omg_a_gecko - 3.02 PM, 11 February 2011

iBite or iByte

Lynda Kelly - 3.02 PM, 11 February 2011

Nice one Em, thnx!

Em Blamey - 3.02 PM, 11 February 2011

DangerAus?

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