• Cape lobster diver describes being swallowed by humpback whale

    4 days ago - By KCCI

    The man was taken to an area hospital, but amazingly suffered few injuries, mainly soft tissue damage.
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  • 'Everything went dark': Massachusetts lobster diver says he was trapped inside whale's mouth off Cape Cod

    'Everything went dark': Massachusetts lobster diver says he was trapped inside whale's mouth off Cape Cod

    4 days ago - By WGN TV

    BARNSTABLE, Mass. - A commercial lobster diver who got caught in the mouth of a humpback whale off the coast of Cape Cod on Friday morning said he thought he was going to die.
    Michael Packard, 56, of Wellfleet, told WBZ-TV after he was released from Cape Cod Hospital that he was about 45 feet deep in the waters off Provincetown when “all of a sudden I felt this huge bump, and everything went dark." 12th dead whale washes up on Bay Area beach this year
    He thought he had been attacked by a shark, common in area waters, but then realized he could not feel any teeth and he wasn't in any...
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  • Cape lobster diver describes being swallowed by humpback whale

    Cape lobster diver describes being swallowed by humpback whale

    4 days ago - By WMUR

    The veteran Cape Cod lobster diver was positioned off the coast of Provincetown, about 35 feet down, when he was swallowed by a humpback whale.
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  • Lobster diver says he was swallowed by humpback whale near Cape Cod

    Lobster diver says he was swallowed by humpback whale near Cape Cod

    4 days ago - By New York Post

    Even Herman Melville couldn't have written this tale. A 56-year-old man was looking for lobsters when he was swallowed by a humpback whale. Find out how he lived to tell the story.
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  • Cape lobster diver describes being swallowed by humpback whale

    Cape lobster diver describes being swallowed by humpback whale

    4 days ago - By WCVB

    The veteran Cape Cod lobster diver was positioned off the coast of Provincetown, about 35 feet down when he was swallowed by a humpback whale.
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  • Sound up! Cape Cod lobster diver describes being swallowed by whale

    Sound up! Cape Cod lobster diver describes being swallowed by whale

    4 days ago - By WCVB

    Michael Packard says his vessel was positioned off the coast of Provincetown and was about 35 feet down when he was swallowed by a humpback whale.
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  • ‘Oh My God, I'm In A Whale's Mouth': Lobster Diver Says He Was Nearly Swallowed By Whale Off Cape Cod

    ‘Oh My God, I'm In A Whale's Mouth': Lobster Diver Says He Was Nearly Swallowed By Whale Off Cape Cod

    4 days ago - By CBS

    PROVINCETOWN - A lobster diver says he was nearly swallowed by a whale in a terrifying encounter off Cape Cod Friday morning. Michael Packard has been a lobster diver out of Provincetown for 40 years but has never experienced anything like this.
    Packard told WBZ-TV News that after jumping off his boat into the water, he “felt this huge bump and everything went dark.” At first he feared he was being attacked by a shark.
    “And then I felt around and I realized there was no teeth,” he said. “And then I realized, ‘Oh my God I'm in a whale's mouth.. . and he's trying to swallow me.'”
    Packard...
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