Results 1 to 4 of 4
10-03-2009, 12:57 PM #1
Crocosaurus Cove - "The Cage of Death"...
Crocosaurus Cove - "The Cage of Death"
Without the cage you wouldn’t stand a chance
swimming with a massive saltwater crocodile. But for brave punters who still
want to get cosy with a feisty croc, a new Australian tourist attraction is
offering the chance for a close encounter in the safety of a clear acrylic box
dubbed the ‘cage of death’.
Just 4cm of acrylic, a pair of goggles and a swimsuit, will separate thrill-
seekers from the jaws of Choppa, a saltwater crocodile.
The cage has no bars, unlike cages used in shark dives, which prevents the
reptiles from gripping on but deep teeth scratches are visible on the sides,
deterring some hesitant participants.
Top End tourists climb into the clear box before being lowered into Choppa’s
lair. They then spend 15 minutes inside the 9ft high cage and watch Choppa,
who lost both front feet while fighting other crocodiles, trying to take a bite
out of them.
The attraction at Crocosaurus Cove in the heart of the city of Darwin in the
Northern Territory has been given high marks by adrenaline-junkies.
Saltwater crocodiles, known locally as "salties," are the largest crocodile
species, with the males growing up to 19.6ft long and weighing up to
10-03-2009, 05:51 PM #2
10-03-2009, 11:00 PM #3◕яιєѕѕѕ✿╮Guest
wow thts excitin
10-05-2009, 02:35 AM #4