Continent hopping virologist Dr Mike Leahy is going to need every ounce of his adventurous spirit to survive Australia’s Outback. With average temperatures of around 100 degrees, the Outback is home to some of the deadliest creatures on Earth—making it the ideal stopover for a travel junkie with a passion for some of the planet’s smallest but most lethal inhabitants.
Australia’s Outback is a land of extremes—soaring temperatures, vast landscapes and some of the most deadly creatures in the world—an ideal holiday destination for globe-trotting virologist Dr Mike Leahy. Never content to simply read about his specialist topic, Mike prefers to learn first-hand how the most minute of Earth’s creatures can create major headaches for unsuspecting travelers. From an eight legged murderess to a parasite that turns man’s best friend into a killer, if the heat doesn’t get you, it’s quite possible the wildlife will.