Skip to comments.Shocked man awakes to find 8ft crocodile hiding under his bed
Posted on 09/18/2013 10:29:46 AM PDT by nickcarraway
Now thats what you call a rude awakening.
Guy Whittall got the fright of his life when he discovered an 8ft long crocodile hiding under his bed in Zimbabwe.
The 40-year-old slept with the 150kg beast lying quietly beneath him for more than eight hours after it snuck into his Humani lodge.
Thankfully, the croc didnt snap as the unsuspecting Mr Whittall dangled his feet over the bed the next morning as he went about organising his day.
The really disconcerting thing about the whole episode is the fact that I was sitting on the edge of the bed that morning, bare foot and just centimetres away from the croc, he explained.
Crocodiles are experts at hiding, thats why they have survived on Earth for so long and why they are the ultimate killers in water.
He added: The crocodile came from the Turgwe River which is a couple of kilometres from the house.
They often wander about the bush especially when its cold and raining. I think he liked it under the bed because it was warm.
He was only alerted to the danger when he heard the screams of a petrified housemaid as he ate breakfast.
The croc was eventually tied up with rope before being released him back into Humanis Chigwidi dam.
I just remember thinking goodness gracious, thats one for the books, Mr Whittall, who is a director at Humani, added.
Im pretty sure everyone in Humani checks under their bed before going to sleep now anyway.
Where is a sink hole when you want one?
That really bites...
Remember when you were a little kid and thought a monster was under the bed?
I hate when that happens
Until you grow up and marry, and find the monster is in your bed.
(Ducking for cover)
He really was testing his housemaid to see if a potential bonding expiereince was possible 'tween her & his new pet.
When the answer to that test became evident, they leashed up the croc & realised 'twas all simply a one-night stand.
(How do we know this story isn’t simply all a bunch of croc?!)
And so it goes in Zimbabwe. AT least they took the croc back to his natural habitat. Some idiot here murdered a couple of huge crocs last week for no good reason. Bothers me. Does everything have to go extinct so some moron can hold up their carcasses and claim he’s superior?
No, I don’t want a croc or snake or even a frog in my house. But when I lived in the woods, rattlers came around once in awhile and a neighbor would come up, catch them, and drive them to a distant canyon to release them.
So much for getting that doggie door I’ve always wanted. :[
I see, screaming housemaid.
At first, I thought the guy discovered the croc because it’s snoring too loud.
I can not believe that here on Free Republic, after 14 posts not once have I read:
CHOOT EM ELIZABETH CHOOT EM!
Croc was just looking for a little breakfast in bed.
And he would’ve gotten away with it, too, if it wasn’t for that darned screaming maid.
Sounds to me like there could have been a coon-ass with his cooking pots in the vicinity and that croc was just hiding under the bed for his own personal safety until he left.
Pardon my ignorance but what is “a coon-ass with his cooking pots”? Seems funny.
Now that's just wrong.............
(1) said catz have better agility than you
(2) said croc would rather have a bigger meal than said catz
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