Score one for nature

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  1. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    Whale kills Canadian tourist after smashing tour boat off Mexican coast in Cabo San Lucas
    BY Sasha Goldstein
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
    [​IMG] ALEJANDRO ZEPEDA/EPA

    A gray whale, like this one photographed at Ojo de Liebre in the Baja California peninsula, left a Canadian tourist dead when it crashed onto a Mexican boat full of whale-watchers.
    A 35-year-old Canadian woman was killed after a gray whale smashed into an inflatable boat carrying tourists watching the massive mammals off the coast of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, authorities said.

    Tragedy struck noon Wednesday about a mile off the beach resort at the tip of Baja California while a group of some 24 people including crew were out watching the marine animals.

    As one of the whales, which grow to nearly 50 feet long and weigh up to 80,000 pounds, breached the water’s surface, it came crashing onto an inflatable sightseeing boat piloted by tour company Cabo Adventures.

    “The captain had to make a movement to avoid a whale that surfaced just in front of the boat,” said a company statement obtained by Time. “The whale hit one side of the boat, leaving two people injured and another passenger hurt who, unfortunately, later died in hospital.”

    The woman was thrown into the water and was pulled out by other passengers, including one who tried CPR to no avail. The other two injured people are expected to survive, the company said.

    The animals spend the months from December to April in the warm waters off the Mexican coast, where they breed. Cabo Adventures, which offers tours aboard their inflatable boats for $89 per person, promises “the best opportunity to witness and photograph these amazing mammals as they put on a show yards away,” the website says.
     
  2. FishySausage

    FishySausage Original Nuttah VIP Gold

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    How is there no footage??
    They were on a whale watching tour boat!
     
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    queerface Un-engaged Dyke

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    AWESOME!
    The dolphins need to revolt next.
     
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    Need to see a photo of 35 yr old to render a verdict on this whale
     
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    I love this gif...



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    captbill Well-Known Member

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    (Expand the photo to see what I'm talking about.)

    Who, Robin? You need to see a doctor and quick.
     
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    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

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    “the best opportunity to witness and photograph these amazing mammals as they put on a show yards away,” the website says.

    Yes. That's what whales are doing in the ocean. Shows.
     
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    broccoli rob thanks for the memories DW3

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    I agree, should have been in the playoffs last year. 3 games lost by 3 points.
     
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    broccoli rob thanks for the memories DW3

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    speaking of women getting smashed

     
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    i could watch that all day :lol:
     
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    lol
     
  13. Jayla

    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    I'm sure someone will characterize this as an "attack" on a human.:rolleyes:
     
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    The crew of the Ehime Maru thinks that's messed up.
     
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    Sickboy Latverian Monarch

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    pay attention you old hag.
     
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    You just can't watch that without hearing this in your head....:jj:

     
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    whales, which grow to nearly 50 feet long and weigh up to 80,000 pounds and im on an inflatable raft? That seems safe.
     
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    JustLurking Enforcer and Sergeant at Arms

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    "it’s always a woman yappin’ away there" - Don Cherry
     
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    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    The whale is a gentle giant just about to start college.