Hear From the Divers That Were Almost Swallowed by Whales

Written by on July 24, 2013 in Other News

I’m sure you saw this video already, but now you can hear the story directly from the divers who were almost swallowed by humpback whales.

Divers Shawn Stamback and Francis Antigua were in the water off the coast of Southern California and they had a very close encounter with feeding humpback whales. The divers appeared on Andersen Cooper 360 last night. Watch the interview:

To learn more:

Humpback whale flukes.

Humpback whale flukes. Photo credit: NOAA.

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About the Author: Emily Tripp is the Publisher and Editor of MarineScienceToday.com. She holds marine science and biology degrees from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. When she's not writing about marine science, she's probably running around outside or playing with her dog. .

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