Man Almost Gets Swallowed By Whale

His name wasn't Jonah or Pinocchio either!A documentary crew was out to catch sight of the incredible "sardine run," a phenomenal movement of fish and other ocean life along the coast of South Africa — and with this legendary whale encounter, they captured more amazing footage than they ever expected.

"It got dark and I felt some pressure on my hip," Rainer Schimpf said. "Once I felt the pressure I instantly knew a whale had gripped me." Schimpf just had to wait for the whale to realize he wasn't a large fish after all and release him.



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