This is the terrifying moment a crocodile trainer (and utter idiot) had his skull gnawed at by a croc after putting his head in between its jaws for a death-defying stunt.
Clad in a red vest, the footage shows how the trainer prods the crocodile multiple times with a large stick in front of an audience at the Samut Prakan Crocodile farm in Bangkok, Thailand, reports the Daily Star.
The crocodile glares at the trainer with its mouth open wide and, as you do, the trainer proceeds to stick his head right between its teeth.
However, things turn sour pretty quickly as within milliseconds, the croc clamps its jaws down around the trainer’s head and violently hurls him around before eventually letting go.
According to reports at the time of the incident back in 2013, which has recently gone viral again, the trainer escaped miraculously with only minor wounds on his head.
But you can’t blame the crocodile. You prod anything in the face multiple times before sticking your head inside its mouth – chances are it’s going to bite.
Don’t play with fire.
Joseph Loftus is a Gold Standard NCTJ journalist with four years experience working for international and regional press.
As well as working for UNILAD and LADbible, Joseph has worked as Liverpool Correspondent for Unsigned & Independent Magazine, as well as stints with the Liverpool Echo and Warrington Guardian.