China News Service, June 12, according to foreign media reports, on the 11th local time, a fisherman specializing in lobster catching in the United States told a thrilling story of his own personal experience: he was swallowed into the mouth of a humpback whale, and then Was spit out and survived fortunately.
According to reports, after the 56-year-old Pakkad returned from the calamity, he wrote on social media: "I stayed in its closed mouth for about 30 to 40 seconds, and then it surfaced and spat me out. "A humpback whale tried to eat me. I was badly injured, but there were no broken bones."
Packard was interviewed by the media.
Image source: CBS video screenshot
At the time of the incident, Packard was diving for lobsters at the beach. "Suddenly, I felt a huge thrust, and then it was black."
Packard struggled in the humpback whale's mouth until he saw a ray of light and the whale began to shake its head.
According to the report, Packard’s fishing partner, Mayo, saw that “the whale caused an explosive spray when it surfaced, and then Packard was sprayed out”.
Robbins, director of humpback whale research at the Coastal Research Center in Massachusetts, said she has no reason to doubt the authenticity of Packard's narrative.
Robbins said, "I don't think this is a bluffing story, because I know the people involved in the incident." Although she has never heard such an "accident", it may be that Packard happened to "appear at the wrong time." In the wrong place".
Robbins said: "When a humpback whale preys on fish, it will rush forward, open its mouth to swallow the fish, forming a rapid current." She also said that the humpback whale has a large mouth, but its throat is so narrow that it cannot be swallowed. Into a person.
Robbins reminded, "It's important to be alert... when you see whales, stay a little farther away. It's really important to give them space."