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Man Survives Getting Eaten By Whale, Answers Internet's Questions

A lobster diver by the name of Michael Packard from Massachusetts ended up enduring quite the historical experience. Specifically, Packard was consumed by a whale, and then lived to tell the tale. And with this being the era of everything being available online, we're actually fortunate enough to be able to read his account of what the whole experience was like. Pretty dang cool. 

Man survives getting eaten by a whale, and then proceeds to answer everyone's questions in a viral thread.
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One of the main pitfalls of whale watching is that there's no guarantee that you'll actually see a whale (or so we've heard from more cultured people who have time to go on boats). This whale seems to have heard that this crew needed some whale shots so it showed up right on cue.

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You've got to love that childlike enthusiasm that erupts from this research vessel as soon as they encounter the behemoth of a sperm whale. This particular rare encounter took place 1,962ft below the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Louisiana.

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Now that's a once in a lifetime kind of experience right there. Yikes. Can't even imagine what must've been going through those poor kayakers' heads when they were momentarily chilling in the whale's mouth. 

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The whale is clearly some kind of paid actor. Also, whale was clearly trying to keep their ocean clean. Understandable. 

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Whale Explosion Thread is a Lesson in Listening to Experts

The Doncaster Council narrated a thread on the infamous Oregon whale explosion of 1970, and how it's a good example on why it's a good idea to listen to experts, especially in times like these. For some more weird history, here's a tumblr thread that makes history fun.

Twitter thread on whale explosion is lesson in listening to experts when it comes to coronavirus | Doncaster Council Doncaster Council @MyDoncaster November 1970, officials Oregon, USA decided blow up rotting whale carcass whole thing went horribly wrong. Why do bring this up? Well, this story can teach us 3 things about #coronavirus
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Woman Incites Outrage Over Insensitive Pic Of Beached Whale

The widespread hunger for the edgiest selfie just hit rock-bottom with this one. The LAST thing these two should've been doing was taking a picture --- smiling --- on a BEACHED WHALE. I mean, come on....

Woman sparks outrage over her insensitive picture on top of a beached whale.
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