A Modern Jonah, Almost

If you have ever wondered about the mechanics of how Jonah could have been swallowed by a whale–or even if you haven’t–check out this video, shot near Santa Cruz, in which a surfer and two kayakers are very nearly swallowed by a humpback whale (there are two whales in the video). It’s the kind of thing that could ruin your whole day, if the whale had been just a few feet closer: