drop bear

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drop bear

n
jocular Austral a mythical creature said to live in the outback; it resembles an oversized koala with sharp teeth and drops from trees to devour unwary passers-by
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Also, if you say it with a serious enough expression, foreigners will believe that drop bears are real!
When we go in to interview the contestants you're like, 'Ooooh!', as they crawl up your legs." Swash, who won I'm A Celebrity in 2008 before landing the presenting role, adds: "When I first went, the Aussies told me about drop bears, these crazy koalas who come down from the SKY: 116 FV: 9 World News Today; Weather 7.30 Timothy All at Sea 8.00 Britain's Best Drives 8.30 from the Wild Wood 9.00 Breakfast, Lunch 11.05 Hollyoaks Big Bang How I 7.00 The Big Bang The Weird 1.05 Misfits 4.30 MORE4 8.55 Presents 10.15 11.05 trees and tear your face off.