THE OCEAN — Last week I showed you an incredible video of a venomous sea snake swimming right up to a paddleboarder in Australia and putting its head on the board. Now, I'd like to change the location to Argentina and replace a venomous sea snake with a huge whale.
A paddle boarder is out in the ocean in Argentina when a huge humpback whale gets curious. The giant mammal uses its fin to push the paddleboard and then seems to inspect it for a while.
Can you imagine being the person on that board? I mean, most of you would probably think it was an amazing adventure, but we've been over this before. I am a coward. I probably would have been sobbing as I sat on the board thinking about how I'd never get to eat another pizza.
Creo que hoy hice el mejor video con drone de ballenas de mi vida. pic.twitter.com/hBUiTWWDL6— maxi jonas (@maxijonas) September 1, 2021
Yes, this is undoubtedly one of the most incredible experiences in this person's life, but all I keep thinking about is when I was a kid and played with potato bugs. I thought I was being gentle and sweet, but the next thing I knew I accidentally smashed the poor thing while trying to switch it from one hand to the other.
Humpback whales can grow about 40 feet long and weigh about 66,000 pounds. So, it's basically a chubby-9-year-old-John-with-a-helpless-potato-bug scenario.
Regardless of my fears and weird analogies, this is one of my favorite videos and hopefully, you all enjoy it as well. Also, after the sea snake and the whale if you know anyone who would like to purchase a slightly used paddleboard, send them my way.