Video Of The Week - Snappy, The Orange Crocodile!

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Just a few weeks ago, Snappy an eight-foot long saltwater crocodile, who lives at the Roaming Reptiles center in Melbourne, Australia, used to look just like the rest of the clan - A nice dull green. So you can only imagine how horrified its owner Tracy Sandstrom was when the crocodile began to turn a bright orange!

Fortunately, it turns out that Snappy is not suffering from a rare disease, but simply from its own bad habits. Turns out that the reptile who spends nights in a heated bath, had been gnawing on the water pipes and had managed to destroy the filter.

This in turn, allowed the red algae or tannins from the dried up fallen leaves to seep into his bath water, effectively dyeing him a bright orange. Experts have assured Tracy that Snappy will eventually revert to his normal color - Meanwhile though, it sure has made him a celebrity worldwide!

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481 Comments
  • DanielMonday, March 4, 2019 at 6:42 am
    Super cool
    • girWednesday, March 21, 2018 at 5:43 am
      i so cool and this better than me WWWWOOOOOWWW!!!!!!!
      • animal kidWednesday, March 14, 2018 at 8:07 am
        There smaller than the regular crocodiles!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
        • AnontamosMonday, February 26, 2018 at 8:44 am
          Its like trying to tame a pitbull
          • lololMonday, November 20, 2017 at 2:12 pm
            so cool
            • emilyTuesday, December 6, 2016 at 12:34 pm
              crocs are cool but this one is way cooler.
              • juvguvugvljhlguWednesday, May 25, 2016 at 1:54 pm
                It is kind of scary but then AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Cool.
                • eggedMonday, March 7, 2016 at 7:26 am
                  Awsome I love crocs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                  • Dominic Friday, November 13, 2015 at 9:29 am
                    The best
                    • PINHEADFriday, May 29, 2015 at 11:30 am
                      man,that is so wierd