Huge whale knocks surfer unconscious at Bondi Beach
Surfer hit by whale: A 15-meter southern right whale swimming near a group of people at Sydney’s Bondi Beach knocked a surfer out cold with the slap of its tail on Sunday. The whale was swimming near a group of surfers about 70 meters from the shore. Bishan Rajapakse was closest to the whale when it approached the group.
Without warning the animal’s tail lifted out of the water and came down on the Rajapakse’s head, knocking him out. Other surfers were tossed around by the animal’s power before the pulling him from the water moments. He was was treated for shoulder injuries and a concussion, was but otherwise unhurt.
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