The crocodile took up residence under the bed. Image Credit: CC BY 2.0 Spencer Wright
Guy Whittall managed to sleep for the entire night with the enormous reptile directly beneath him.
The peculiar incident took place at Humani Lodge in Zimbabwe where the 40-year-old had gone to bed, blissfully unaware that a massive crocodile had got in to the house and had settled down for the night directly underneath his bed, just inches away from him.
Whittall didn't find out about the beast until the following morning when a housemaid who had gone to clean up the room came across it and started screaming. The 330lb reptile is believed to have come from the nearby Turgwe River.
"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," said Whittall. "I just remember thinking goodness gracious, that's one for the books. I'm pretty sure everyone in Humani checks under their bed before going to sleep now anyway."
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