The last thing most people would do when a crocodile opens its jaws is stick their arm inside, and we’re not talking about a hand here but the whole arm up to the shoulder. That takes some serious guts and trust with the crocodile. This moment where one’s whole arm is immersed in the crocodile’s mouth requires trust, and a stable, calm environment, otherwise the crocodile may decide to bite down and disappear into the water, taking the unfortunate soul with it.
One man decided to put his trust in a crocodile while taking part in a show at Samphran Elephant Ground and Zoo.
The brave man started his routine by using a stick to tap the croc on its teeth while the crowd looks on he reaches down the reptile’s gullet with his entire arm.
Just at the point that everyone thinks the hungry croc is about to claim the man’s limb for himself the accident happens…