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A Brave Dad Hilariously Wrestles A Killer 'Croc' In A Flood

Andrew Roberts 11 Feb 2019

Queensland has faced its fair share of nature's fury year in and year out. Floods are not a strange occurrence in the area, leaving some to try to break the bleak possibilities with a little fun.

This dad does the best to give his kids a reason to smile, channeling the spirit of Steve Irwin to battle a croc in his flooded neighborhood.

Tough Daddy

This is one tough dad that's out to show his kids that he can take on anything, including an encroaching croc that has found its way to dry land during a flood.

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Something Is Up

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But it quickly becomes apparent that this dad is more worried about having fun than showing his strong spine and wrestling techniques.

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A Cunning Ruse!

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As you can see, it is a cunning ruse with an inflatable crock. Dad wrestles it into submission and wins the day, giving his kids a little something to laugh at.

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People Do Wrestle Crocs

Now while this is fake and a lot of fun, there are currently and have been people who wrestle crocodiles. Steve Irwin is definitely the most famous, not so much wrestling them in the sideshow sense but more like in a way that showcases the natural behavior in a preserved setting.

Just watching him, you want to call him a wild man, but you quickly realize he just knows exactly what he's doing. It's dangerous and he's at risk -- as we well know -- but he is knowledgable too.

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And Crocs Do Show Up After Floods

And while it might seem like another version of the shark in the flooded highway or the flooded subway, crocodiles do make their way to the suburbs and other areas due to flood waters.

It's something you could easily come upon in your swimming pool.

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Croc Versus Lawnmower?

It can lead to situations like this where a crocodile ends up attacking a lawnmower. Does it make sense to have a running lawnmower attack a crocodile? Not at all. But it happened and you can see it.

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Don't Forget The Gators

And hey, don't forget those gators -- or those fine people in Florida. Gator wrestling is a common thing to see throughout the southern parts of the state, with countless people showing how the mouths of these creatures work and sometimes not getting their hands out of the way fast enough.

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The Trouble With Reality

As we can see from the mistakes that happen, these animals can sometimes get their mouth closed faster than the men and women who are getting their hands in the way.

Not to mention all of the deadly incidents we've seen in past years, like the loss of a young child in Disneyworld after an alligator dragged it into a lake in the park.

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Let's Stick With The Fake Ones

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So hey, a dad playing around with a fake croc or alligator isn't a bad thing. It's actually the preferred way to deal with one of these animals. The real ones are big and unpredictable.

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