Rainer Schimpf: Diver nearly swallowed whole by Bryde's whale off South Africa during Sardine Run

Diver Rainer Schimpf was enjoying a dive off Port Elizabeth, South Africa to watch the annual sardine run, when his camera captured a close encounter with a 50-foot-long, 40-ton Bryde's whale.

Schimpf expected to see lots of sharks and birds competing for the fish, but not the giant whale that came close to gobbling him up.

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