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Shocking: Zookeeper places his head inside crocodile’s mouth; the reptile snapped its jaws shut

Shocking: Zookeeper places his head inside crocodile’s mouth; the reptile snapped its jaws shut

Thailand: In a bizarre incident a crocodile bit a zookeeper’s head before thrashing him from side to side at one of Thailand’s famed crocodile shows for a small group of people on the tourist island of Ko Samui.

A tourist filmed the stunt and posted the video on YouTube on June 16 which shows the zookeeper kneels before the reptile and teases it with wooden sticks inside its open jaw. The crocodile remains still for the routine. Then the man places his head inside the reptile’s mouth, holding it there for 10 seconds.

The crocodile suddenly snapped its jaw down and thrashed the man from side to side the man is heard screaming in agony. The audience remains shocked.

The man is left on the ground reeling from his injuries as the crocodile slides back into the water. Before starting the stunt the man has shown the audience his previous injuries caused by crocodiles, which included a missing finger.