This Diver in South Africa Ended Up Inside a Whale, And Survived

Sorry to Baleen On You: Whale Almost Swallows South African Diving Tour Operator

Sorry to Baleen On You: Whale Almost Swallows South African Diving Tour Operator

For instance, a South African photographer was recently nearly swallowed by a whale.

A Port Elizabeth Tour operator has narrowly escaped with his life after almost being swallowed by a whale. "When it realised it's not something it wanted to eat, it spat me out". Schimpf was out with a gaggle of divers taking pictures of sharks within the space so the enormous mammal's look was a little bit of shock.

"I felt some pressure, then I instantly knew a whale had grabbed me", Mr Schimpf told local network Barcroft TV. It is quite the story, although, he stated."Gee, it's fairly the story to inform ..."

"I held my breath because I thought he is going to dive down and release me much deeper in the ocean", explained Schimpf, adding: "It was pitch black inside".

Aged 51, Schimpf has been working as a dive tour operator in town for more than 15 years, and each year, he makes sure to document the migration. A huge whale, known as a Bryde's whale, emerged from under the water and swallowed Schimpf along with a shoal of sardines. "And from being on the surface and observing something, I became the inside man and was suddenly inside a whale looking out", Rainer told Barcroft TV.

He also told Sky News that the experience made him realize how small human beings were compared to some of the other species in the world.

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There was no time for fear.

"We swam back to the vessel, climbed up and checked if I and the camera were OK - no broken bones, no cracked ribs - so all was good", he said.

The 51-year-old's fellow dive teachers said his incident with the whale was undoubtably an accident.

The diver was trying to get a photo of a shark going through a bait ball when it "all happened very fast".

Keen to get the best shots, he plunged into the centre of a swirling bait ball - but when the sea suddenly churned, the group realised that something odd was happening.

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