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Surviving a Cage of Death!

Surviving a Cage of Death!


– [Coyote] Alright guys, today
we are in Darwin, Australia getting ready to visit Crocosaurus Cove. Crocosaurus Cove is actually a place I’ve been following on
Instagram for a number of years, I’ve always wanted to come here to get into this giant cylinder, where you’re in the
water with the crocodile. (dramatic upbeat music) (dynamic jungle music) The most feared animal in all of Australia is without question the
saltwater crocodile, yet fear often comes as a result of that which we don’t understand. Since 2008, Crocosaurus
Cove has been on a mission to educate the public by
easing the bad reputation these prehistoric reptiles carry. It seems extreme, but sometimes the best
way to face your fears, is to get face-to-face with them and while they proudly display a large collection of Australian reptiles, they are famous for their main attraction, the Cage of Death. Alright, so the guys are getting ready to be the first ones into the tube. – It’s a little different, haven’t done this before. – I’m gonna actually
be filming from outside behind the glass to get
shots of them underwater. Then I will get inside of the tube and get my own shot at
getting some epic B-roll. – What is this called again?
– Cage of Death. – Oh, Mario.
– Yeah? – We’re about to get in the Cage of Death. – Nice.
– You’re already in, actually. – Yeah.
– Alright, here I go. It’s gonna be a tight squeeze, huh? Oh, it’s not too bad actually. – [Mario] Oh, we’re being lowered. – [Mark] Oh, hey, we’re lifting up, we’re actually not lowering,
I wasn’t expecting that. – [Mario] I hope this is sturdy. – I see a croc. (light suspenseful music) Alright, we’re officially
being lowered into the water. Here goes nothin’ in the Cage of Death. – We’re going in. This is a little, a little
intimidating, I will say. – [Mark] Yeah, all that’s
separating us from the croc is the Cage of Death. – [Coyote Voiceover] The Cage of Death is an impenetrable plexiglass tube. At nearly three inches thick, it gives those who are brave enough, the chance to enter the water for an unforgettable 360
degree view of the crocodiles. The saltwater crocodile
dominates its environment, packing one of the most powerful
bite forces on the planet, yet it’s their stealth and speed, that make them so dangerous. (dramatic upbeat music) – Oh, man! (laughing) Did you feel that? It just totally thumped the Death Cage. – [Mario] That’s a powerful animal, you can tell right there.
– Ah-huh. That was crazy. – [Coyote Voiceover] In
their natural environment, they’re often concealed
in murky, brackish waters, so seeing them in this
fashion in crystal clear water is pretty unheard of
and it’s an experience you can’t have anywhere else in the world. (light suspenseful music) (thudding glass) – (laughing) He’s still behind you, Mario. Oh man! Oh, man, that was a good one. – [Mario] A little scary. – [Employee] Okay guys,
we’re gonna bring you up! – Alright, cool, thanks. Yeah, that’s super cool. – Yeah, pretty cool. – Man, Coyote’s gonna love this. – [Coyote] Alright, we’re gonna walk up and see how the guys’ dive was, tough to get shots from underneath there, but man, I bet they got some
good stuff on that GoPro. – I’d do that again. Would you come back to this?
– Yeah, that was neat. – Yeah.
– You get right up close to these prehistoric predators,
I mean, they’re huge, you really don’t know how big they are, until you’re like right in
their face, in their grill. – Yeah.
– Big teeth. – [Mark] And then you can feel the boom, like I can’t even come close
to the pounding that they. – Oh man, this is at
least three inches thick. – Yeah.
– I got you, what do you reckon, was it good? – It was awesome, I loved it!
– Awesome, let’s get you out, we’re gonna pop that ladder
straight through the middle. – Okay.
– Climb on out. (light melodic music) – Hey! – How was it?
– It was cool, man, that’s a big crocodile. – Well, we survived the Cage of Death and now it’s your turn. – [Coyote] How were your shots,
that’s the real question? – Believe it or not,
– Yeah. – once you go underwater, it’s clear. – [Mark] Yeah, there’s definitely spots, where there aren’t as many teeth marks. – [Mario] Yeah. – [Mark] You’ve gotta
try to find those spots, but there’s a really cool
like reflection that happens, when you’re underwater, it almost looks like there’s two crocs. – Yeah.
– It’s pretty neat. – Yeah.
– Alright, guys, I’m about to get in the water with a massive saltwater crocodile. This is going to be epic. – Alright, so Mario and I
survived the Cage of Death, now we have bigger cameras
and it’s Coyote’s turn. You ready, dude? – Going into the Cage of Death. Now in most instances, I’d probably try to get into
this water without a cage, but that would turn into the bite episode, it would be the last bite episode we ever did on the channel, so it’s actually a little nerveracking once I start getting into the cage itself. (light suspenseful music) Oh, okay, I’m inside the cage. Now what’s happening right now is they’re slowly lowering me into the water and you can see a huge saltwater crocodile right there getting into the water
with one of the wild, absolutely impossible, so
this is the best way to do it, Crocosaurus Cove, one of
the coolest experiences you can have with any animal, let alone one of the most dominant reptilian predators in the world, arguably the most dangerous,
non-venomous reptile, that exists on our planet. I guess this is the moment, where they just let you
hang above the crocodile. I am literally hovering just over it. (light haunting music) Alright, we’re going down, here we go. The crocs who call the Cove home were removed from the wild, because they were
considered nuisance animals, that means they were in an area where they could interact with humans. As an alternative to these
crocodiles being destroyed, they were brought here,
where they now serve as educational ambassadors
for their species. (light upbeat music) – [Employee] Guys, we’re at time, say goodbye to the being in the cage! – Alright, well there you have it, underwater B-roll shots of
the saltwater crocodile, that was awesome. Woo! I had to like basically gecko myself to the bottom of this
thing the entire time, ’cause the saltwater keeps
you slightly buoyant. I think I got some pretty sweet shots, so between myself, Mark and Mario, this was the only way to get the best saltwater crocodile shots. If you guys get the
chance to visit Darwin, definitely come and check
out Crocosaurus Cove, you can enter into these
enclosures in the Cage of Death with the most dominant
reptilian predator of Australia, the saltwater crocodile. I’m Coyote Peterson, be brave, stay wild, we’ll see you on the next location. Entering the Cage of Death
was definitely an experience I’ve wanted to have since
finding Crocosaurus Cove on Instagram and now that I
have been in the cage myself, I can promise you it’s an
encounter you will never forget. (dramatic cinematic music) If you ever find yourself
in Darwin, Australia, make sure to book your dive in advance by visiting their website or if you just like amazing
pictures of crocodiles, make sure to follow them on Instagram. Mark, Mario, Trent, the three of you are going
to be given the chance to compete in the greatest
competition of all time. (melodic upbeat music) What fun is making s’mores, unless you’re gonna be brave
about it and get a little wild? – [Mark] Coyote, he’s an outdoor guy, so I’m gonna try to do an
adventure themed s’mores. (light jungle music)

100 thoughts on “Surviving a Cage of Death!”

  1. Hey Brave Wilderness Guys! You guys need to do an episode on gharials! It’s the last crocodilian family you guys havent covered yet!

  2. Damn the irony of that “cage!” We want to change everyone’s option of these animals. Then they call it “THE CAGE OF DEATH!” 🤦🏻‍♂️🤦🏻‍♀️

  3. My biggest question…………….

    Do you get your own snorkel or do you use snorkels everyone else has used??? Go into the water with a crocodile leave the cage with herpes!! Lol

  4. Will you do a video the difference between an emporror scorpion and a azen forest scorpion. And see which has a worse sting?

  5. You do a lot of videos on exotic and dangerous animals which is why people love your channel! You teach people to not fear as much as before and to use your brain instead of fear while being careful. BUT I would lvoe to see a video on rodents. Many people fear mice, rats, etc. I would love to hear about the normal house mouse, deer mice, rats, anything that isn't a gerbil or hamster. People kill these rodents all the time for fear of disease. I would love to know how to best handle them!

  6. Hey I love your video soooooooooooo much and my brother is a big big big big big fan lol and he said he Want to be like a coyote Peterson and he grows up lol and he as a YouTube channel it’s nicks bible lesson lol

  7. That looks like wicked fun. I'm way more afraid of crocs than of sharks. Crocs are much more likely to view you as food.

  8. Dang! My favorite reptile is the illusive crocosaurus! 😂 i wish i could have gone there!! I live in America and i wanna become a wildlife biologist. I hope to go there someday

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