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WHY DANCING THROUGH GERMAN MEADOWS COULD KILL YOU AND HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF

Did you grow up always on the lookout for snakes or scorpions while playing in the yard? Maybe you’re from an area where you had to be cautious not to bump into any bears or mountain lions while hiking. Or were you taught to keep your distance from spiders, in case they’re venomous? While these are not generally problems you’ll face during everyday life in Germany (phew!), you may still want to reconsider embracing your inner Maria from The Sound Of Music and carelessly dancing through flowery meadows, as there’s a good chance you’ll encounter what are by some considered...