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A Diver Swallowed by a Whale Off Cape Cod – NBC Boston



A commercial lobster diver is seriously injured when caught in the mouth of a humpback whale off the coast of Cape Cod.

Cynthia Packard told the Cape Cod Times that her brother Michael Packard was taken to Cape Cod Hospital with at least one broken leg after a confrontation in Provincetown on Friday morning. She said her brother was in the whale’s mouth for about 20 seconds.

Charles “Stormy” Mayo, senior scientist and whale expert at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown. told the newspaper that encounters with human whales are rare.

This rare video of two North Atlantic right whales seemingly hugging them on the surface of Cape Cod Bay is just what you need to watch today.


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