Rainer Schimpf of South Africa almost became the true life version of the biblical tale of Jonah. Schimpf was diving with the whales to document the routine sardine run 25 miles off the coast when the whale suddenly scooped the sardines and Schimpf into his mouth. Schimpf said it happened so fast he didn’t have time to do anything but follow his instincts and remain calm. The whale spit him out and he swam to the surface where his first question was, “Tell Me You Got The Shot”. They did and oh by the way, Schimpf has a son named Jonah.

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