Rainer Schimpf was diving off the coast of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, when he got caught in a scary situation.
Rainer was in the path of a Bryde’s whale, which opened his jaws and engulfed him headfirst.
“So my next thought was that the whale may take me down into the ocean and release me further down, so I instantly held my breath,” he told Sky News. “Obviously he realized I was not what he wanted to eat so he spat me out again.”
The whales have a diet that consists mainly of krill, red crabs, shrimp and a “variety of schooling fishes,” and not humans!
Thankfully he’s safe and felt the experience was actually a connection with the whale.
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