Surviving a Cage of Death!

– Alright guys, today
we are in Darwin, Australiagetting ready to visit Crocosaurus Cove. Crocosaurus Cove is actually a placeI’ve been following on
Instagram for a number of years,I’ve always wanted to come hereto get into this giant cylinder,where you’re in the
water with the crocodile. The most feared animal in all of Australiais without question the
saltwater crocodile,yet fear often comes as a resultof that which we don’t understand. Since 2008, Crocosaurus
Cove has been on a missionto educate the public by
easing the bad reputationthese prehistoric reptiles carry. It seems extreme,but sometimes the best
way to face your fears,is to get face-to-face with themand while they proudly displaya large collection of Australian reptiles,they are famous for their main attraction,the Cage of Death. Alright, so the guys are getting readyto be the first ones into the tube. – It’s a little different,haven’t done this before. – I’m gonna actually
be filming from outsidebehind the glass to get
shots of them underwater. Then I will get inside of the tubeand 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. – Oh, we’re being lowered. – Oh, hey, we’re lifting up,we’re actually not lowering,
I wasn’t expecting that. – I hope this is sturdy. – I see a croc. 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. – Yeah, all that’s
separating us from the crocis the Cage of Death. – The Cage of Deathis an impenetrable plexiglass tube. At nearly three inches thick,it gives those who are brave enough,the chance to enter the waterfor 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. – Oh, man! Did you feel that?It just totally thumped the Death Cage. – That’s a powerful animal,you can tell right there.
– Ah-huh. That was crazy. – In
their natural environment,they’re often concealed
in murky, brackish waters,so seeing them in this
fashion in crystal clear wateris pretty unheard of
and it’s an experienceyou can’t have anywhere else in the world. – He’s still behind you, Mario. Oh man!Oh, man, that was a good one. – A little scary. – 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. – Alright, we’re gonna walk upand 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 closeto 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. – 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. – Hey!- How was it?
– It was cool, man,that’s a big crocodile. – Well, we survived the Cage of Deathand now it’s your turn. – How were your shots,
that’s the real question?- Believe it or not,
– Yeah. – once you go underwater, it’s clear. – Yeah, there’s definitely spots,where there aren’t as many teeth marks. – Yeah. – 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 waterwith 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 episodewe ever did on the channel,so it’s actually a little nerverackingonce I start getting into the cage itself. Oh, okay, I’m inside the cage. Now what’s happening right nowis they’re slowly lowering meinto the water and you can seea huge saltwater crocodile right theregetting 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 experiencesyou can have with any animal,let alone one of the most dominantreptilian 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. Alright, we’re going down, here we go. The crocs who call the Cove homewere removed from the wild,because they were
considered nuisance animals,that means they were in an areawhere they could interact with humans. As an alternative to these
crocodiles being destroyed,they were brought here,
where they now serveas educational ambassadors
for their species. – 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 myselfto 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 wayto 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 Deathwith 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 experienceI’ve wanted to have since
finding Crocosaurus Coveon Instagram and now that I
have been in the cage myself,I can promise you it’s an
encounter you will never forget. If you ever find yourself
in Darwin, Australia,make sure to book your dive in advanceby visiting their websiteor 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 chanceto compete in the greatest
competition of all time. What fun is making s’mores,unless you’re gonna be brave
about it and get a little wild?- Coyote, he’s an outdoor guy,so I’m gonna try to do an
adventure themed s’mores.

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