Commercial lobster diver survives terrifying moments inside whale's mouth

'A humpback whale tried to eat me,' Michael Packard said. 'I am very bruised up but have no broken bones.'

6/12/2021 7:15:00 PM

A commercial lobster diver survives after nearly being swallowed by a humpback whale off the coast of Cape Cod on Friday morning.

'A humpback whale tried to eat me,' Michael Packard said. 'I am very bruised up but have no broken bones.'

A commercial lobster diver cheated death on Friday after nearly being swallowed by a humpback whale off the coast of Cape Cod on Friday morning.Michael Packard survived a harrowing half-minute inside the whale's mouth before the mighty ocean mammal"spit me out," he wrote on a Provincetown

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community Facebook page."A humpback whale tried to eat me," Packard, 56, wrote."I was in his closed mouth for about 30 to 40 seconds before he rose to the surface and spit me out. I am very bruised up but have no broken bones."Michael Packard at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Mass.

Courtesy Packard familyIn his post, he also thanked first responders from Provincetown for pulling him out of the water.The father of two boys, ages 12 and 16, returned home to his family on Friday afternoon after being released from Cape Cod Hospital with a dislocated knee and soft tissue damage, Packard said. headtopics.com

He told NBC Bostonhe was lobster diving in about 45 feet of water when he"just felt this truck hit me and everything just went dark."He initially thought he had been attacked by a shark, which is common in area waters, but then realized he could not feel any teeth and he wasn’t in any pain.

"And then I said, 'Oh my God, I'm in the mouth of a whale with its mouth shut," Packard told NBC Boston, adding that he struggled to find his breathing regulator while inside the whale's mouth."Am I just going to run out of air and suffocate? Is it going to swallow me? This is how you're going to go, Michael. This is how you're going to die. In the mouth of a whale," Packard thought to himself.

But the whale eventually surfaced, shook its head, and spit him out."I just got thrown out of his mouth into the water. There was just white water everywhere," Packard, who was initially rescued by his crewmate in the surface boat, said.Charles “Stormy” Mayo, a senior scientist and whale expert at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown,

told the Cape Cod Timesthat such human-whale encounters are rare. Read more: NBC News »

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Lobster diver nearly eaten by whale: 'I was completely inside'Michael Packard, 56, has recounted the horrifying ordeal in which the whale took him into his mouth then spat him out. ? very cheerful when read this post Do you guys believe this to be true?

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'Oh my God, I'm in the mouth of a whale': Hear how this diver survived scary ordealMichael Packard spent a harrowing 30-40 seconds in the mouth of a whale before being spit out into the ocean. UNbelievable!

Lobster Diver Swallowed By Humpback Has A Whale Of A Tale To Tell“All of a sudden, I felt this huge shove and the next thing I knew it was completely black,” Michael Packard told the Cape Cod Times. Kiddies, all divers should visit Grandmother's Fanny Game for an important tip:

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