Australian man scares away crocodile with a frying pan: Video goes viral

A man from Australia fought off a crocodile with a frying pan in a video that has gone viral online.


  • A man fought off a crocodile with a frying pan.
  • The viral video is from Australia.
  • The viral video has over 2 million views.

Crocodiles can be scary and this madly popular video is the ideal verification of that. In a terrifying incident from Australia’s Darwin, Northern Territory, a man fought off a crocodile with a frying pan. Indeed, you read that right. The man named Kai Hansen saved himself with a pan and we are dead serious.

The now-popular video was posted on Facebook via Airborne Solutions Helicopter Tours. In the short clasp, pub owner Kai can be seen beating the crocodile on the head with a frying pan to shoo it away. The reptile was advancing towards him with its open jaws however Hansen utilized the humble utensil to save himself. The croc can be seen scurrying off into the wild later.

“Goat Island isn’t your average pub and King Kai isn’t your average publican! You simply never understand what he’ll serve up straightaway,” reads the caption of the post.

The video garnered over 2 million views after being shared online. The clip triggered a plethora of reactions from netizens, who took to the comments section to share their thoughts.

“That man was only inches away from death. He’s lucky,” a user wrote.

Another user commented, “The man is very brave.”

Watch the video here: